Thursday, August 23, 2012

Fact of the Day: Light Stone Place

The county of Liechtenstein's name is derived from the German words meaning "light stone". The name itself is borrowed from the Liechtenstein dynasty which united two former nations in it's internal history. 

10 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Well I didn't know this!

DWei said...

An interesting name. Never even heard of the country until now.

sm said...

nice info

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that, their flag is rather bland though.

Unknown said...

sounds geeky. i like it

Bersercules said...

Light stone sounds like a cool name!

A Beer for the Shower said...

Light stone is actually kind of a cool name. I like that.

Jax said...

I never heard of this place before!!

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake said...

Nice bit of trivia~

DEZMOND said...

their royal family is rather hot, especially the younger members :))