Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Schaan, Liechtenstein

Schaan is the largest town in Liechtenstein with ~5,800 people.  It is only 3 km (2.3 miles) north of Vaduz.

Schaan sits near the Swiss border and it's only 80 km (50 miles) from Zürich.

It was originally founded as a Roman port.  Today, it is the country's main industrial area with over 4,000 businesses.

The St. Laurentius New Parish Church is the town's main site.  It was consecrated in 1893.

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