Oberland (electoral district)

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Wahlkreis Oberland
Electoral district of Liechtenstein
Coordinates: 47°8′27.6″N 9°31′15.6″E / 47.141000°N 9.521000°E / 47.141000; 9.521000Coordinates: 47°8′27.6″N 9°31′15.6″E / 47.141000°N 9.521000°E / 47.141000; 9.521000
Country  Liechtenstein
Seat Vaduz.png Vaduz
Municipalities 6 (Balzers, Planken, Schaan, Triesen, Triesenberg, Vaduz)
 • Total 125.2 km2 (48.3 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 24,012
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s) (+423)

Oberland (German: Wahlkreis Oberland), meaning "upper land," is one of the two electoral districts of Liechtenstein.[1] It corresponds to the historic County of Vaduz (German: Grafschaft Vaduz), and the administrative seat is the city of Vaduz, the national capital. It has 15 seats in the Landtag.


The district, which includes the main towns of Vaduz and Schaan, is more populous than the Unterland and spans the southern portion, with between four-fifths and five-sixths of the country's land area. It is composed of 6 municipalities and 11 villages, for a total of 17 settlements.

Municipality Pop. (2014) Area (km²) Hamlets
Coat of arms of Balzers.png Balzers 4,587 19.6 Mäls
Planken.png Planken 424 5.3 none
Schaan.png Schaan 5,963 26.8 none
Triesen.png Triesen 5,009 26.4 none
Triesenberg.png Triesenberg 2,604 29.8 Gaflei, Malbun, Masescha, Rotenboden, Silum, Steg, Sücka, Wangerberg
Vaduz.png Vaduz 5,425 17.3 Ebenholz, Mühleholz

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