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Vaduz

(vädo͞ots`), town (1996 pop. 5,017), capital of Liechtenstein, W Liechtenstein, on the Rhine River. It is a tourist center. A beautiful medieval castle (now an art museum) dominates the town. Vaduz was destroyed (1499) in the war between the Swiss and the Holy Roman Empire and was rebuilt in the early 16th cent.

Vaduz

 

the capital of the principality of Liechtenstein. Situated near the Rhine (its upper reaches) at the foot of the Rhätikon Range; surrounded by orchards and vineyards. Population, 4,000 (1968).

Vaduz has precision-instrument-making enterprises, enterprises producing components for the aviation industry, a textile industry, and a food-processing industry (including wine-making). Near Vaduz there is a factory that produces false (porcelain) teeth and supplies a substantial quantity to the world market. Characteristic of the city are the predominance of low, scattered buildings of the 19th and 20th centuries and an abundance of gardens. A castle (built in the ninth century and rebuilt in 1342 and 1523-26) with a Gothic chapel (15th century) is located on one of the slopes of the Three Sisters (Drei Schwestern) Mountain. There is an enormous collection of medieval weapons, ceramics, carpets, furniture, and so forth in the castle. A neo-Gothic church (1869-73) and the government house (1903-05, architect F. Neumann) are located in the city. The State Museum has paintings from the extremely rich collection of the princes of Liechtenstein.

Vaduz

the capital of Liechtenstein, in the Rhine valley: an old market town, dominated by a medieval castle, residence of the prince of Liechtenstein. Pop.: 5005 (2003 est.)
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