Liechtenstein Trivia Time

  • Liechtenstein is the only country in the world named after the people who purchased it.
  • Titchy as it may be, Liechtenstein is the world's largest exporter of false teeth.
  • In its last military engagement in 1866, none of its 80 soldiers were killed. In fact, 81 returned, including a new Italian ‘friend’. The army was disbanded soon afterwards.
  • This is Europe’s fourth-smallest nation (only the Vatican, Monaco and San Marino are smaller).
  • Liechtenstein is the model for the fictional mythical kingdom of Ruritania.