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Overlooking Planken
Overlooking Planken
Flag of Planken
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
 • Total 5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Elevation 786 m (2,579 ft)
Population (30-6-2015)[1]
 • Total 432
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC)
Postal code 9498
Area code(s) 7006
ISO 3166 code LI-05

Planken is the least populated of Liechtenstein's municipalities. The entire community of Planken is estimated to have 366 people.


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



  1. ^ (in German) 2015 statistics for Liechtenstein

External links

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