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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It has borders with France to the west, Italy to the south, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east and Germany to the north.

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Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland, with a population of some 400,000 in the city proper and 1.2 million in the agglomeration area.
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One of Switzerland's underrated tourist destinations, Basel has a beautiful medieval old town centre, a fascinating carnival, and several world class art museums built by architects like Renzo Piano, Mario Botta and Herzog & De Meuron.
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Geneva, Switzerland's second-most populous city and the largest French-speaking city …
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Western Switzerland comprises most of the French part of Switzerland with the exception of the Valais.
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The Valais is exactly that: a long, narrow, L-shaped valley in the Swiss Alps.
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Zurich is a region in Switzerland. It encompasses the metropolitan area around Switzerland's biggest city Zurich.
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Northwestern Switzerland is a region in Switzerland.
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Graubünden, sometimes also called Grisons, is a region and canton of Switzerland.
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The southern end of canton Berne includes some of the tallest and most famous peaks in Switzerland including the Jungfrau and the Eiger.
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The central, flatter part of the canton of Berne is marketed as the Swiss Mittelland by the Swiss tourism office.
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The five cantons of Uri, Schwyz, Nidwalden, Obwalden and Lucerne surrounding the Viervaldstattersee are the original birthplace of the Swiss Confederation and the origin of the legend of William Tell.
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Ticino is an Italian-speaking region in Switzerland.
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Eastern Switzerland is a region in Switzerland. It spans the cantons of Schaffhausen, Thurgau, St.
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Switzerland

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  7,580,000
  • Latitude of center:  46° 57' (46.95°) north
  • Longitude of center:  8° 12' (8.2°) east
  • Average elevation:  931 meters (3,054 feet)
  • Capital:  Bern
  • Area:  41,290 km² (15,942 miles²)
  • Languages:  German, French, Italian, Romansh
  • Currency:  Franc (CHF)
  • Phone code:  41
  • Internet domain:  .ch
  • Neighbors:  Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein
  • Wikidata:  Switzerland
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Switzerland

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Other Names for Switzerland

  • Afrikaans:  Switserland
  • Akan:  Swetzaland
  • Albanian:  Zvicër
  • Amharic:  ስዊዘርላንድ
  • Arabic:  سويسرا
  • Armenian:  Շվեյցարիա
  • Azerbaijani:  isveçriya
  • Bambara:  Suwisi
  • Basque:  Suitza
  • Belarusian:  Швейцарыя
  • Bengali:  সুইজর্লণ্ড, সুইজারল্যান্ড
  • Bosnian:  Švajcarska
  • Breton:  Suis
  • Bulgarian:  Швейцария
  • Burmese:  ဆွစ်ဇလန်
  • Catalan:  Suïssa
  • Central Khmer:  ស្វីស
  • Chinese:  瑞士
  • Croatian:  Švicarska
  • Czech:  Švýcarsko
  • Danish:  Schweiz
  • Dutch:  Zwitserland
  • Dzongkha:  སུའིཊ་ཛར་ལེན
  • Esperanto:  Svisujo
  • Estonian:  Ĩveits, Šveits
  • Ewe:  Switzerland nutome
  • Faroese:  Sveis
  • Finnish:  Sveitsi
  • French:  Confédération Suisse, Suisse
  • Fulah:  Suwiis
  • Galician:  Suíza
  • Ganda:  Switizirandi
  • Georgian:  შვეიცარია
  • German:  Schweiz, Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft
  • Greek:  Ελβετία
  • Gujarati:  સ્વિટ્ઝર્લૅન્ડ
  • Hausa:  Suwizalan
  • Hebrew:  שווייץ, שוויץ
  • Hindi:  स्विटज़रलैंड, स्विस
  • Hungarian:  Svájc
  • Icelandic:  Sviss
  • Indonesian:  Swiss
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association):  Suissa
  • Irish:  An Eilvéis
  • Italian:  Confederazione Svizzera, Svizzera
  • Japanese:  スイス, スイス連邦
  • Kalaallisut:  Schweizi
  • Kannada:  ಸ್ವಿಡ್ಜರ್‌ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್
  • Kazakh:  Швейцария
  • Kikuyu:  Uswisi
  • Korean:  스위스
  • Kurdish:  سویسرا
  • Lao:  ສະວິດເຊີແລນ
  • Latin:  Confoederatio Helvetica
  • Latvian:  Šveice
  • Lingala:  Swisɛ
  • Lithuanian:  Šveicarija
  • Luba-Katanga:  Swise
  • Macedonian:  Швајцарија
  • Malagasy:  Soisa
  • Malayalam:  സ്വിറ്റ്സര്‍ലാന്‍ഡ്
  • Maltese:  Svizzera
  • Marathi:  स्वित्झर्लंड
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  स्विजरल्याण्ड
  • Northern Sami:  Šveica
  • Norwegian Bokmål:  Sveits
  • Norwegian Nynorsk:  Sveits
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Soïssa
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ସ୍ବିଜରଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ
  • Persian:  سوئیس
  • Polish:  Szwajcaria
  • Portuguese:  Suíça
  • Pushto:  سویس
  • Romanian:  Elveția
  • Romansh:  Svizra
  • Rundi:  Ubusuwisi
  • Russian:  Швейцария
  • Sango:  Sûîsi
  • Serbian:  Швајцарска
  • Sinhala:  ස්විස්ටර්ලන්තය
  • Slovak:  Švajčiarsko
  • Slovenian:  Švica
  • Somali:  Swiiserlaand
  • Spanish:  Suiza
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Uswisi
  • Swedish:  Schweiz
  • Tamil:  ஸ்விட்சர்லாந்து
  • Telugu:  స్విట్జర్లేండ్
  • Thai:  สวิตเซอร์แลนด์
  • Tibetan:  ཧྲུད་ཧྲི།
  • Tigrinya:  ስዊዘርላንድ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Suisilani
  • Turkish:  İsviçre
  • Ukrainian:  Швейцарія
  • Urdu:  سوئٹزر لینڈ
  • Vietnamese:  Thụy Sĩ
  • Welsh:  Y Swistir
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède switiṣilandi
  • Zulu:  i-Switzerland
  • Confederatio Helvetica
  • Helvetia
  • Schwiz
  • Swiss Confederation

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