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Schaan
Municipality
""Church of St. Laurentius
Church of St. Laurentius
""Flag of Schaan
Flag
""Coat of arms of Schaan
Coat of arms
""Schaan and its exclaves in Liechtenstein
Schaan and its exclaves in Liechtenstein
Coordinates: 47°10′00″N 9°30′35″E / 47.16667°N 9.50972°E / 47.16667; 9.50972"Coordinates: 47°10′00″N 9°30′35″E / 47.16667°N 9.50972°E / 47.16667; 9.50972
Country  "Liechtenstein
"Electoral district "Oberland
"Villages none
Area
 • Total 26.8 km2 (10.3 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (31-12-2014)[1]
 • Total 5,963
"Time zone CET ("UTC+1)
 • Summer ("DST) CEST ("UTC+2)
Postal code 9494
"Area code(s) 7005
"ISO 3166 code LI-07
Website www.schaan.li

Schaan (German pronunciation: "[ʃaːn]) is the largest municipality of "Liechtenstein by population. It is located to the north of "Vaduz, the capital, in the central part of the country. As of 2015 it has a population of 5,994[2] making it the most populous administrative district in Liechtenstein, and covers an area of 26.8 km2, including mountains and forest.

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History[edit]

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.

Geography[edit]

Schaan borders the town of "Buchs in "Switzerland.

The municipality includes the village of "Mühleholz and the "Naafkopf, one of the two tripoints between Liechtenstein, Switzerland and "Austria.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Schaan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2.6
(36.7)
4.8
(40.6)
9.5
(49.1)
13.8
(56.8)
18.1
(64.6)
21.3
(70.3)
23.4
(74.1)
22.5
(72.5)
19.7
(67.5)
14.1
(57.4)
8.1
(46.6)
3.4
(38.1)
13.4
(56.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −0.6
(30.9)
1.1
(34)
4.9
(40.8)
8.8
(47.8)
12.9
(55.2)
16.2
(61.2)
18.3
(64.9)
17.6
(63.7)
14.8
(58.6)
9.8
(49.6)
4.6
(40.3)
0.4
(32.7)
9.1
(48.4)
Average low °C (°F) −3.7
(25.3)
−2.6
(27.3)
0.4
(32.7)
3.9
(39)
7.8
(46)
11.2
(52.2)
13.2
(55.8)
12.7
(54.9)
10.0
(50)
5.6
(42.1)
1.1
(34)
−2.5
(27.5)
4.8
(40.6)
Average "precipitation mm (inches) 67
(2.64)
62
(2.44)
65
(2.56)
87
(3.43)
106
(4.17)
132
(5.2)
130
(5.12)
140
(5.51)
103
(4.06)
76
(2.99)
79
(3.11)
76
(2.99)
1,123
(44.21)
Source: Climate-data.org[3]

Education[edit]

There are four kindergarten sites: Malarsch, Pardiel, Rebera, and Werkof. The Gemeinschaftszentrum Resch, Primarschule provides primary school services.[4]

"Realschule Schaan and Sportschule Liechtenstein are in Schaan, while Realschule Vaduz and "Oberschule Vaduz are in the Schulzentrum Mühleholz II in Vaduz. "Liecht. Gymnasium is also in Vaduz.[5]

There is a private "Waldorf school that has students from, in addition to Liechtenstein, Austria and Switzerland. It was established in 1985.[6]

Notable people[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

""Flag of Liechtenstein.svg "Liechtenstein portal

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in German) 2014 statistics for Liechtenstein
  2. ^ Infos at archive.is
  3. ^ "Climate: Schaan,LI". Climate-data.org. 
  4. ^ "Strassenplan" (Archive). Commune of Schaan. Retrieved on May 12, 2016.
  5. ^ "Weiterführende Schulen Schaan." Commune of Schaan. Retrieved on May 12, 2016. "Realschule Schaan Duxgass 55 9494 Schaan" and "Sportschule Liechtenstein Duxgass 55 9494 Schaan" and "Realschule Vaduz Schulzentrum Mühleholz II 9490 Vaduz" and "Oberschule Vaduz Schulzentrum Mühleholz II 9490 Vaduz"
  6. ^ "Waldorfschule." Commune of Schaan. Retrieved on May 12, 2016.

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