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Mauren is a municipality in Liechtenstein that is situated in the north of the country. It has a population of approximately 4,300.[2] The Curta mechanical calculator was produced by Contina AG, in Mauren.[3]

Mauren
Municipality
View of Planken, Schellenberg and Mauren
View of Planken, Schellenberg and Mauren
Flag of Mauren
Flag
Coat of arms of Mauren
Coat of arms
Mauren in Liechtenstein
Mauren in Liechtenstein
Coordinates: 47°13′N 9°32′E / 47.217°N 9.533°E / 47.217; 9.533Coordinates: 47°13′N 9°32′E / 47.217°N 9.533°E / 47.217; 9.533
Country Liechtenstein
Electoral districtUnterland
VillagesSchaanwald
Area
 • Total7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation
453 m (1,486 ft)
Population
 (30-6-2017)[1]
 • Total4,298
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)CEST
Postal code
9493
Area code(s)7008
ISO 3166 codeLI-04
Websitewww.mauren.li

HistoryEdit

It was first mentioned as "Muron" in documents from 1178. There is a memorial to the Liechtenstein educator and historian Peter Kaiser (1793–1864) located in Mauren.

Notable peopleEdit

  • Peter Kaiser (1793 in Mauren – 1864 in Chur) was a historian and statesman, known as a proponent of the rights of the common people or serfs in his home country
  • Fritz Kaiser (born 1955 in Mauren) a wealth management entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist
  • Dominique Hasler (born 1978) a Liechtensteiner politician, Minister of Home Affairs, Education and Environment since 2017, she grew up in Mauren
  • Jürgen Berginz (born in Mauren 1989) is a bobsledder who competed for Liechtenstein at the 2010 Winter Olympics

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