Liechtenstein

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Liechtenstein

Principality of Liechtenstein

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Geography

Area: 160 sq km

Mountainous enclave on the Rhine between Switzerland and Austria. One of two doubly landlocked countries.

Population: 36,190    Annual Growth: 0.84%

Capital: Vaduz

Urbanites: 14.2%

HDI Rank: 19 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 8 (13% unreached) All peoples
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Official language: German, but the common tongue is Alemmanic, a divergent dialect of Standard German    Languages: 4 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians28,64879.160.1
Evangelicals1860.51.3

Challenges for Prayer

The first and only evangelical fellowship of believers was started in 1985 after an evangelistic campaign launched by British, Norwegian and Swiss believers. The evangelical population, mostly expatriates, is now slowly increasing. Campus for Christ had a part-time presence hosting evangelistic breakfasts. Some members of the extended royal family profess personal faith in Christ, with links to the Catholic charismatic renewal movement.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Liechtenstein.