Schwyz

The town of Schwyz is the capital of the in . The Federal Charter of 1291 or Bundesbrief, the charter that eventually led to the foundation of Switzerland, can be seen at the Bundesbriefmuseum.

Notable Places in the Area

Scenic viewpoint
The is a mountain in the Schwyzer Alps of . Photo: Chris.urs-o, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
The is a history museum in Schwyz. Photo: Schulerst, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Summit
The is a mountain in the Schwyzer Alps of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Castle
Photo: Schulerst, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small town in . Due to its unique location, enjoys a breathtaking view of the lake and mountains. Photo: Kecko, CC BY 2.0.

Village
is a village in the municipality of Schwyz, itself in the in . Photo: Waldteufel78, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Village
is a village in the municipality of Schwyz, itself in the in . Photo: Waldteufel78, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Schwyz

Latitude
47.0212° or 47° 1' 16.3" north
Longitude
8.6536° or 8° 39' 12.8" east
Population
14,800
IATA airport code
ZKK
United Nations Location Code
CH SCZ
Elevation
521 metres (1709 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 25844325
Geo­Names ID
2658665
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Schwyz
  • Arabic: Schwyz
  • Arabic: شويز
  • Armenian: Շվից (քաղաք)
  • Armenian: Շվից
  • Basque: Schwyz
  • Belarusian: Швіц
  • Breton: Schwyz
  • Bulgarian: Швиц
  • Catalan: Schwyz
  • Cebuano: Schwyz
  • Chechen: Швиц
  • Chinese: Schwyz
  • Chinese: 施維芝
  • Chinese: 施維茨
  • Chinese: 施维茨
  • Chuvash: Швиц
  • Croatian: Schwyz
  • Czech: Schwyz
  • Danish: Schwyz
  • Dutch: Schwyz
  • English: Schwyz SZ
  • Esperanto: Schwyz
  • Esperanto: Ŝvico
  • Finnish: Schwyz
  • French: Schwytz
  • German: Schwyz
  • Greek: Σβυτς
  • Hungarian: Schwyz
  • Indonesian: Schwyz
  • Irish: Schwyz
  • Italian: Schwyz
  • Italian: Svitto
  • Japanese: シュヴィーツ
  • Kazakh: Швиц
  • Korean: 슈비츠
  • Latin: Suitius
  • Lingala: Shvits
  • Lithuanian: Švicas
  • Lombard: Schwyz
  • Lombard: Svit
  • Luxembourgish: Schwyz
  • Min Nan Chinese: Schwyz
  • Norwegian: Schwyz
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Schwyz
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Schwyz
  • Occitan (post 1500): Schwyz
  • Persian: اشووتس
  • Persian: شوئیز
  • Piemontese: Schwyz
  • Piemontese: Svitto
  • Polish: Schwyz
  • Portuguese: Schwyz
  • Portuguese: Svitto
  • Romansh: Sviz
  • Russian: Швиц
  • Scots: Schwyz
  • Scottish Gaelic: Schwyz
  • Serbian: Schwyz
  • Serbian: Швиц
  • Serbo-Croatian: Schwyz
  • Sicilian: Schwytz
  • Sicilian: Svittu
  • Slovak: Schwyz
  • South Azerbaijani: اشووتس
  • Spanish: Schwyz
  • Swedish: Schwyz
  • Swiss German: Schwyz
  • Tosk Albanian: Schwyz
  • Turkish: Schwyz
  • Ukrainian: Швіц
  • Upper Sorbian: Schwyz
  • Urdu: شویتس
  • Uzbek: Schwyz
  • Uzbek: Shvis
  • Venetian: Svito
  • Volapük: Schwyz
  • Waray (Philippines): Schwyz
  • Welsh: Schwyz
  • Western Panjabi: شوائز شہر
  • Western Panjabi: شویس
  • Wu Chinese: 施维茨

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