Meaning of Liechtenstein in English:


Pronunciation /ˈlɪktənˌstʌɪn/ /ˈlɪçtnˌʃtaɪn/

proper noun

  • A small independent principality in the Alps, between Switzerland and Austria; population 38,000 (estimated 2015); official language, German; capital, Vaduz.

The principality was created in 1719 within the Holy Roman Empire, becoming independent of the German confederation in 1866. Liechtenstein is economically integrated with Switzerland