Swiss Alps

The region of , conventionally referred to as the Swiss Alps, represents a major natural feature of the country and is, along with the Swiss Plateau and the Swiss portion of the Jura Mountains, one of its three main physiographic regions.
Photo: Alorin, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The or St. at 2,106 m is a mountain pass in the traversing the Saint-Gotthard Massif and connecting northern and southern . Photo: Parpan05, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a 2,738 m high mountain in the Swiss ; the overlooks the , in the canton of .

Lago di Lucendo is a reservoir at the St. Gotthard Pass in the municipality of of the canton of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Paebi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a municipality in the district of Leventina in the canton of in . Photo: Prissantenbär, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality in the canton of in . Photo: SteveK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Swiss Alps

46.5592° or 46° 33' 33" north
8.5614° or 8° 33' 41" east
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: الألب السويسرية
  • Armenian: Շվեյցարական Ալպեր
  • Catalan: Alps suïssos
  • Chinese: 瑞士阿爾卑斯山脈
  • Corsican: Alpi svizzeri
  • Czech: Švýcarské Alpy
  • Danish: Schweiziske Alper
  • Dutch: Zwitserse Alpen
  • Esperanto: Svisaj Alpoj
  • Estonian: Šveitsi Alpid
  • French: Alpes suisses
  • Georgian: შვეიცარიის ალპები
  • German: Schweizer Alpen
  • Hebrew: האלפים השווייצרים
  • Icelandic: Svissnesku Alparnir
  • Italian: Alpi centrali
  • Italian: Alpi svizzere
  • Japanese: スイス・アルプス
  • Korean: 스위스 알프스
  • Lithuanian: Šveicarijos Alpės
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dei sveitsiske Alpane
  • Papiamento: Alpennan Swiso
  • Persian: آلپ سوئیس
  • Portuguese: Alpes suíços
  • Romanian: Alpii Elvețieni
  • Romansh: Alps svizras
  • Russian: Швейцарские Альпы
  • Scots: Swiss Alps
  • Serbian: Швајцарски Алпи
  • Slovenian: Švicarske Alpe
  • Spanish: Alpes suizos
  • Swedish: Schweiziska alperna
  • Turkish: İsviçre Alpleri
  • Ukrainian: Швейцарські Альпи
  • Vietnamese: Alpes Thụy Sĩ
  • Western Frisian: Switske Alpen
  • Western Panjabi: سوئس الپس

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