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    Liechtenstein Geography - 1991

      Total area: 160 km2
      land area: 160 km2

      Comparative area: about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: 78 km total; Austria 37 km, Switzerland 41 km

      Coastline: none--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

      Natural resources: hydroelectric potential

      Land use: arable land 25%; permanent crops 0%; meadows and pastures 38%; forest and woodland 19%; other 18%

      Environment: variety of microclimatic variations based on elevation

      Note: landlocked

      NOTE: The information regarding Liechtenstein on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Liechtenstein Geography 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Liechtenstein Geography 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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