Here is postcard of one of the smallest countries in the world - Liechtenstein. Its area is just over 160 km², and it has an estimated population of 35,000. Its capital is Vaduz; the biggest town is Schaan. Liechtenstein is the smallest yet the richest (by measure of GDP per capita) German-speaking country in the world and the only country to lie entirely within the Alps.. It is the only predominantly German-speaking country not to share a common border with Germany and the only predominantly German-speaking nation to have a monarch. It is known as a principality. The country has a strong financial sector located in the capital, Vaduz, and has been identified as a tax haven.

Postcard above shows view of Vaduz Castle, located near capital and overlooking it. It's still home to the Prince of Liechtenstein.

Thank you very much Caroline!

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