Territory in central Europe, ruled since 1866 by the Fürstentum Liechtenstein


Liechtenstein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Liechtenstein, officially the Principality of Liechtenstein (German: Fürstentum Liechtenstein) is a doubly landlocked alpine country in Central Europe, bordered by Switzerland to the west and south and by Austria to the east. Its area is just over 160 square kilometres, and it has an estimated population of 35,000. Its capital is Vaduz. The biggest town is Schaan. Liechtenstein has the highest gross domestic product per person in the world when adjusted by purchasing power parity, and has the world's lowest external debt. Liechtenstein also has the second lowest unemployment rate in the world at 1.5% (Monaco is first). ..."

Measures of Freedom

Liechtenstein | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 98, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 1
"In 2015, the government of Liechtenstein continued to combat the country's reputation as a tax haven and to increase transparency in banking. In October, Liechtenstein entered an information-sharing agreement with the European Union (EU), part of a wider effort to reduce tax evasion within the bloc. Under the agreement, EU member states will be able to access information about bank accounts held by their citizens in Liechtenstein banks."