Vaduz

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Vaduz
Vaduz
Vaduz
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Vaduz an its exclaves in Liechtenstein
Vaduz an its exclaves in Liechtenstein
Coordinates: 47°08′28″N 9°31′16″E / 47.141°N 9.521°E / 47.141; 9.521
Kintra Liechtenstein
VeelagesEbenholz
Govrenment
 • TeepMonarchy
Area
 • Total17.3 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Elevation
455 m (1,493 ft)
Population
 (31.12.2009)
 • Tot5,342
 • Density288/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9490
Aurie code(s)7001
Wabsteidwww.vaduz.li

Vaduz (German pronunciation: [faˈduːts] or [faˈdʊts]) is the caipital o the principality o Liechtenstein an the seat o the naitional parliament. The toun, locatit alang the Rhine, haes aboot 5,100 inhabitants (as o 2009),[1] maist o whom are Roman Catholic. Its cathedral is the seat o a Roman Catholic airchbishop.

While Vaduz is better kent internaitionally, it is no the lairgest toun in the principality: neighbourin Schaan haes a greater population.

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  1. Estimate from World Gazetteer accessed 18 May 2009