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Geography of Switzerland

General information about Switzerland The official name is the Swiss Confederation (Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft, Confederation Suisse, Confederazione Svizzera, Swiss Confederation). Located in Central Europe. The area is 41.29 thousand km2, the population is 7.3 million people. (2002). The official languages are German, French, Italian. The capital is Bern (112.5 thousand people, 2001). National holiday – Day… Read more »

Switzerland Relief and Morphology

Switzerland is par excellence a state of mountains, hills, plateaus, without plains. About 60% of the territory is included in the Alpine region, which occupies the central-eastern and southern parts. A NO. the ranges of the Jura rise. Between these and the Alps lies a relatively depressed region, made up of hills separated by wide… Read more »

Largest Cities in Switzerland

Facts about Switzerland Official languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh Capital: Bern Area: 41,290 km² Population: 7.6 million residents Population density: 183.60 residents per km² Currency: CHF Internet TLD: .ch ISO codes: CH, CHE, 756 The telephone code for Switzerland is +41 Flag of Switzerland The origin of the square Swiss flag with the traditional white… Read more »