Planken

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Planken
Municipality
Overlooking Planken
Overlooking Planken
Flag of Planken
Flag
Coat of arms of Planken
Coat of arms
Planken and its exclaves in Liechtenstein
Planken and its exclaves in Liechtenstein
Coordinates: 47°11′N 9°32′E / 47.183°N 9.533°E / 47.183; 9.533Coordinates: 47°11′N 9°32′E / 47.183°N 9.533°E / 47.183; 9.533
Country  Liechtenstein
Electoral district Oberland
Villages none
Area
 • Total 5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Elevation 786 m (2,579 ft)
Population (30-06-2017)[1]
 • Total 448
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) CEST
Postal code 9498
Area code(s) 7006
ISO 3166 code LI-05
Website www.planken.li

Planken is a municipality in Liechtenstein. It has a population of around 450.[2]

History

Its name is said to derive from a Latin word for rising meadows. Its most notable structure is an eighteenth-century chapel that was redesigned in 1955 under the supervision of architect Felix Schmid of Rapperswil.

Notable people

Gallery

References

  1. ^ https://www.llv.li/files/as/bevolkerungsstatistik-30-juni-2017.pdf
  2. ^ https://www.llv.li/files/as/bevolkerungsstatistik-30-juni-2017.pdf

External links

Media related to Planken at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official website
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