Culture of Liechtenstein
People in Liechtenstein speak the German language. The linguistic diversity of Liechtenstein is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Liechtenstein is 0.2246. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 14.4% of Liechtenstein's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Liechtenstein.
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Urbanization rate indicates the rate of population shift from rural to urban areas. The urbanization rate of in Liechtenstein is particularly low, which could be a sign of economic issues. Lack of employment opportunities or urban resources could contribute to low urbanization rates. Countries with low urbanization rates often lack the resources necessary to build functioning urban areas and are comprised largely of rural or undeveloped areas. The rate of urbanization in Liechtenstein is considered to be 0.5. According to data on inbound tourists in Liechtenstein, 52,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Liechtenstein is called 'Oben am jungen Rhein', which in English means 'Up Above the Young Rhine'. It was adopted in 1963. The lyrics have been written by Jakob Josef Jauch and the music has been composed by unknown.
The first McDonalds in Liechtenstein was opened on 3 May 1996, and it was located in Vaduz. At the moment Liechtenstein has 3 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens.
The rate of alcohol consumption in Liechtenstein and the relative distribution of different alcohol types are unknown, which might indicate the lack of traditional alcohol distribution industry.
One of the most popular national dishes of Liechtenstein is käsknöpfle.