25 September 2017

#1391 Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein, officially the Principality of Liechtenstein (GermanFürstentum Liechtenstein), is a doubly landlocked German-speaking microstate in Central Europe. The principality is a constitutional monarchy headed by the Prince of Liechtenstein.

About some facts written on the postcard:

Christina "Tina" Weirather (born 24 May 1989) is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Liechtenstein.

Hannelore (Hanni) Wenzel (born 14 December 1956) is a former alpine ski racer from Liechtenstein, an OlympicWorld Cup, and world champion. She won the country's first Olympic medal at the 1976 Winter Olympics in InnsbruckAustria.

Peter Karl Jehle (born 22 January 1982) is a Liechtensteiner footballer who plays for Liechtenstein club FC Vaduz as a goalkeeper.

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (17 March 1839, in Vaduz – 25 November 1901, in Munich) was an organist and composer, born in Liechtenstein and resident for most of his life in Germany.

The Grauspitz (Vorder Grauspitze or Vorder Grauspitz on some maps) is a mountain in the Rätikon range of the Alps, located on the border between Liechtenstein and Switzerland. With an elevation of 2,599 metres above sea level, the Grauspitz is the highest mountain in Liechtenstein. It is also the highest summit of the Rätikon range west of the Schesaplana massif.

Thank you, Grace !

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