Liechtenstein

Capital Vaduz

Population 37,623

Area 160 km2

Key facts

Liechtenstein is a country located in Western Europe. There are 2 countries (Austria, Switzerland) that Liechtenstein shares its borders with. The official language of Liechtenstein is German.

The national currency in Liechtenstein is Swiss franc (CHF). The franc (CHF) is subdivided into 100 rappen (Rp.).

With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 1 CHF and 1 USD is worth 0.93 CHF.

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Banknotes

CHF10CHF20CHF50CHF100CHF200CHF1000

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Coins

5Rp.10Rp.20Rp.50Rp.CHF1CHF2CHF5

Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Liechtenstein is 240.25 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 150.61 Mbps and 97.08 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density No data available.

SIM Registration No data available.

Socket types

There are 2 socket types used in Liechtenstein. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type J 230 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Public holidays

In the year 2023, Liechtenstein will celebrate 19 national public holidays.

Date Holiday name
January 1, 2022 New Year’s DayNeujahr
January 2, 2022 St. Berchtold’s DayBerchtoldstag
January 6, 2022 EpiphanyHeilige Drei Könige
February 2, 2022 CandlemasMariä Lichtmess
March 19, 2022 Saint Joseph’s DayJosefstag
April 15, 2022Moving holiday Good FridayKarfreitag
April 18, 2022Moving holiday Easter MondayOstermontag
May 1, 2022 Labour DayTag der Arbeit
May 29, 2022 AscensionAuffahrt
June 6, 2022Moving holiday Whit MondayPfingstmontag
June 16, 2022Moving holiday Corpus ChristiFronleichnam
August 15, 2022 National HolidayStaatsfeiertag
September 8, 2022 Nativity of Our LadyMaria Geburt
November 1, 2022 All Saints DayAllerheiligen
December 8, 2022 Immaculate ConceptionMariä Empfängnis
December 24, 2022 Christmas EveHeiliger Abend
December 25, 2022 Christmas DayWeihnachten
December 26, 2022 St. Stephen’s DayStephanstag
December 31, 2022 New Year’s EveSilvester

Tourism

What hotel chains are present in Liechtenstein?

There are no Mariott hotels in Liechtenstein.

There are no Hilton hotels in Liechtenstein.

There are no IHG hotels in Liechtenstein.

There are no Best Western hotels in Liechtenstein.

There are no Radisson hotels in Liechtenstein.

There are no Accor hotels in Liechtenstein.

What fast food chains are present in Liechtenstein?

The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Liechtenstein.

The KFC chain does not operate in Liechtenstein.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Liechtenstein.

The Subway chain operates in Liechtenstein.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Liechtenstein.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Liechtenstein.

Weather

What is the weather like in Vaduz?

Today the sun in Vaduz, rises at 7:34 AM and sets at 5:37 PM. The climate of Vaduz may be categorized as a Marine west coast (Cfb), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayFeb 9FogLow: -5.3°C (22.46°F)High: 4.4°C (39.92°F)
FridayFeb 10Partly cloudlyLow: -2.3°C (27.86°F)High: 4.3°C (39.74°F)
SaturdayFeb 11Partly cloudlyLow: -1.8°C (28.76°F)High: 6.2°C (43.16°F)
SundayFeb 12Partly cloudlyLow: -0.8°C (30.56°F)High: 6.5°C (43.7°F)
MondayFeb 13Partly cloudlyLow: 0.5°C (32.9°F)High: 7.2°C (44.96°F)
TuesdayFeb 14FogLow: -0.4°C (31.28°F)High: 9.3°C (48.74°F)

Weather data for Vaduz (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

Railways There are no passenger trains available.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Liechtenstein.

Car Rental Avis , Sixt , Hertz are not available in Liechtenstein.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Liechtenstein traffic is right-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  348.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2020.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties No data available.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Liechtenstein

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

Alcoholic drinks are defined as beverages with an alcohol concentration by volume of less than 0.5 percent.

Alcohol allowance

  • 1L of alcoholic beverages with an alcohol content by volume of over 18%
  • 5L of alcoholic beverages with an alcohol content by volume of under 18%

Tobacco allowance

  • 250 cigarettes or 250g of other tabacco products
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