Unterland (electoral district)

Unterland (German: Wahlkreis Unterland), meaning "lower land", is one of the two electoral districts of Liechtenstein.[1] The district's administrative seat is the town of Schellenberg, due to its historical existence as the Lordship of Schellenberg (German: Herrschaft Schellenberg). It has 10 seats in the Landtag.


Wahlkreis Unterland
Coordinates: 47°14′0.98″N 9°32′53.01″E / 47.2336056°N 9.5480583°E / 47.2336056; 9.5480583Coordinates: 47°14′0.98″N 9°32′53.01″E / 47.2336056°N 9.5480583°E / 47.2336056; 9.5480583
Country Liechtenstein
SeatSchellenberg.png Schellenberg
Municipalities5 (Eschen, Gamprin, Mauren, Ruggell, Schellenberg)
 • Total34.8 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
 • Total13,986
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)(+423)


The district is less populous than Oberland (the other district) and takes up between a fifth and a sixth of Liechtenstein's total area. It comprises five municipalities and three villages, for a total of eight settlements.[2]

Municipality Pop. (2014) Area (km²) Hamlets
  Eschen 4,313 10.3 Nendeln
  Gamprin 1,657 6.1 Bendern
  Mauren 4,189 7.5 Schaanwald
  Ruggell 2,146 7.4 none
  Schellenberg 1,053 3.5 Hinterschellenberg

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External linksEdit

  Media related to Unterland at Wikimedia Commons