Key: 5480  
Country:
Group: Europe, West
Volume: 56
Issued: 1321 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 160 sq.km; Population - 32,500; Capital - Vaduz
An Independent Principality in central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland.
Economy based on agriculture and light manufacturing. Banking is one of the main
sources of income.
Until 1918 Liechtenstein was externally administrated by AUSTRIA, since 1923 has
customs union with SWITZERLAND (HELVETIA) and is represented by it in international
affairs. First stamps issued in 1912 under Austrian administration. Several
indirect UPU memberships, direct since April 13th, 1962. Annual output about 25.
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Inscriptions
K.K.OESTERR.POST IM FURSTENTUM LIECHTENSTEIN
FVERSTENTVM LIECHTENSTEIN
FURSTENTUM LIECHTENSTEIN
FUERSTENTUM LIECHTENSTEIN
LIECHTENSTEIN

Index
LIECHTENSTEIN
      Austrian Administration -1918
      National Administration 1920
      Swiss Administration 1921-
      Official Stamps
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
100 Heller = 1 Krone
100 Rappen = 1 Franc (1921)
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Related Countries

AUSTRIA
Austria

SWITZERLAND (HELVETIA)
Switzerland (helvetia)