The population of Liechtenstein in 2017 was 37,877 people, with the majority living in urban areas. The economy of Liechtenstein is largely based on financial services, electronics manufacturing and tourism, with a GDP of $5.6 billion and a high per capita income. Liechtenstein is a member of the United Nations, European Union (EU) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). It has close ties to many countries throughout Europe as well as its former colonial masters. In terms of politics, it is a constitutional monarchy with Prince Hans-Adam II as its head of state. The Prime Minister is Adrian Hasler who leads the Progressive Citizens’ Party which has been in power since 2013. See militarynous for Liechtenstein military and defense.
Liechtenstein. The informal network of women foreign ministers, led by Margot Wallström and Liechtenstein’s Aurelia Frick, in September presented its annual buffet dinner to Liechtenstein’s UN representation in New York. Among those attending were Australia’s Julie Bishop, Canada’s Chrystia Freeland, Colombia’s María Ángela Holguín, India’s Ruchi Ghanashyam and Kenya’s Amina Chawahur Mohamed. According to Countryaah.com, the network, which was started by Anna Lindh and American Madeleine Albright, lives on. See ABBREVIATIONFINDER for frequently used acronyms and abbreviations related to as well as country profile of Liechtenstein.