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Liechtenstein is a small German-speaking country sandwiched between Switzerland and Austria. Addresses for Liechtenstein will usually be found mixed into lists for Switzerland. They can be recognised by their postal codes.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Liechtenstein - Country information


Local short name form

Official name



39 315 (2021 estimate) [1]



1 Swiss Franc/Franker (ISO 4217=CHF) = 100 centimes/Rappen (the principality belongs to the Swiss economic area)

International telephone access code


ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code


Internet country code


GRC Country Code


Liechtenstein - Number format


(where . indicates the decimal separator and ’ the thousands separator)

Liechtenstein - Date and time formats


   Note: This section last updated 10th May 2021

Liechtenstein - Languages


German External is spoken by 93% of the population. A dialect of Alemannish External is widely spoken. There are also 800 Italian speakers.

Liechtenstein - Company legal forms, Personal names, street addresses


The same rules and formats apply as in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland.

Liechtenstein - Post office box


This is written Postfach.

Liechtenstein - Postal codes


Postal codes (Postleitzahl or PLZ) consist of a block of 4 numbers. Liechtenstein forms part of the postal system of Switzerland.The settlements with their postal codes are listed below:

Balzers 9496
Bendern under 9487 Gamprin-Bendern
Eschen 9492
Gamprin-Bendern 9487
Mäls under 9496 Balzers
Mauren FL 9493
Nendeln 9485
Planken 9498
Ruggell 9491
Schaan 9494
Schaanwald 9486
Schellenberg 9488
Triesen 9495
Triesenberg 9497
Vaduz 9490
   Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Liechtenstein - Postal code format graphic


Liechtenstein - Postal code format

Liechtenstein - Postal code specifics

Liechtenstein - Postal code regular expression


Liechtenstein - Postal code level of coverage


Liechtenstein - Postal code map


Place names in Liechtenstein


   Note: This section last updated 5th December 2014

Refer to Exonyms in Liechtenstein for full lists of place names in Liechtenstein in other languages.

   Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External
   Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Liechtenstein - Administrative districts


Liechtenstein is composed of 11 municipalities External (gemeinden, singular - gemeinde). They are:

    Balzers External
    Eschen External
    Gamprin External
    Mauren External
    Planken External
    Ruggell External
    Schaan External
    Schellenberg External
    Triesen External
    Triesenberg External
    Vaduz External

Administrative districts graphic


Telephone numbers in Liechtenstein


   Note: This section last updated 3rd March 2014

Liechtenstein telephone numbers have no area codes. Subscriber numbers have 7 digits. Mobile numbers commence with a 6 or 7.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 

Properties with value Liechtenstein


  1. ^ citypopulation.de/en/liechtenstein/ External 20230120

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