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Yearbook 2018

Liechtenstein. According to, Liechtenstein was one of the few countries that volunteered to accept asylum seekers in order to relieve the difficult situation of Greece and Italy during the refugee crisis. It was 2015 that the EU countries agreed to relieve the two Mediterranean countries for two years. However, in March 2018, only 30,000 of the planned 160,000 asylum seekers had been redistributed.

2018 Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein - Vaduz


Vaduz, capital of Liechtenstein; 5,600 residents (2019). Vaduz, which is located near the Rhine, is mainly a commercial and administrative center. The most prominent building in the city is the castle of the prince, which from a height overlooks the city. Among the attractions are the post museum with a large stamp collection and an art museum.

First mentioned in 1150, Vaduz became the 1342 capital of a county of the same name. This formed together with the Schellenberg Principality of Liechtenstein in 1719.


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