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    Liechtenstein Geography - 2003
    http://www.theodora.com/wfb2003/liechtenstein/liechtenstein_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location: Central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland


      Geographic coordinates: 47 16 N, 9 32 E


      Map references: Europe


      Area: total: 160 sq km
      water: 0 sq km
      land: 160 sq km


      Area - comparative: about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC


      Land boundaries: total: 76 km
      border countries: Austria 34.9 km, Switzerland 41.1 km


      Coastline: 0 km (doubly landlocked)


      Maritime claims: none (landlocked)


      Climate: continental; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow or rain; cool to moderately warm, cloudy, humid summers


      Terrain: mostly mountainous (Alps) with Rhine Valley in western third


      Elevation extremes: lowest point: Ruggeller Riet 430 m
      highest point: Grauspitz 2,599 m


      Natural resources: hydroelectric potential, arable land


      Land use: arable land: 25%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 75% (1998 est.)


      Irrigated land: NA sq km


      Natural hazards: NA


      Environment - current issues: NA


      Environment - international agreements: party to: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides, Air Pollution-Sulphur 85, Air Pollution-Sulphur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Ozone Layer Protection, Wetlands
      signed, but not ratified: Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Law of the Sea


      Geography - note: along with Uzbekistan, one of only two doubly landlocked countries in the world; variety of microclimatic variations based on elevation


      NOTE: The information regarding Liechtenstein on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Liechtenstein Geography 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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