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Church in Schaan
Schaan and its exclaves in Liechtenstein
|• Total||26.8 km2 (10.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||450 m (1,480 ft)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC)|
|ISO 3166 code||LI-07|
Schaan (German pronunciation: [ʃaːn]) is the largest municipality of Liechtenstein by population and area. It is located to the north of Vaduz, the capital, in the central part of the country. As of 2005 it has a population of 5,806 making it the largest administrative district in Liechtenstein, and covers an area of 26.8 km², including mountains and forest.
First mentioned[where?] c. 850, Schaan has over 4,000 enterprises, making it a large economic center in the country. Schaan is the location of the world headquarters of Ivoclar Vivadent AG, the world's biggest manufacturer of false teeth, and Hilti Aktiengesellschaft, one of the world's largest makers of anchors and power tools.
Town hall of Schaan
- (German) 2008 Statistics for Liechtenstein
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