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Schaan 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 mentionedIvoclar 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. Schaan used to have a pornographic cinema but it has closed.
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
It borders the town of Buchs in Switzerland.
The municipality includes the Naafkopf, one of the two tripoints between Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Austria.
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