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Switzerland Information

ISO 3166-1CH - CHE - 756
NATO country codeSZ - CHE
FIPS 10-4 codeSZ
Continent /
Switzerland CapitalBerne
Name of the inhabitantsSwiss
Switzerland National anthemCantique suisse
Switzerland National Day1 August
Switzerland Currency Swiss franc (CHF)
Switzerland 8 % (2.5 %)
Switzerland Calling code+41
Switzerland Country domain code .ch
Switzerland Vehicle registration plateCH
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +1:00
International organizationUnited Nations
European Free Trade Association
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie

Switzerland Head of state

President of the ConfederationMicheline Calmy-Rey (2011)

Switzerland Religion

  1. Christianity 48 %
  2. Protestantism 45 %
  3. Other 8 %

Switzerland Data

Area41,290 km² (15,942 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants7,310,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 177.0 /km² (458.5 /sq mi)
Length of coastlineLandlocked country
Life expectancy82.2 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 10.3 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.874 (2010)
Gross domestic product397 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 1.8 %
54,375 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)294 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
40,178 US$ per capita
Unemployment2.8 % of labor force (2008) Chart
Inflation1.0 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: AAA (Stable, 29 november 2011)
  • Fitch: AAA (Stable, 21 november 2011)
  • Moody's: Aaa (Stable, 5 august 2011)
  • Dagong: AAA (Stable, 11 july 2010)

Switzerland Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Salt
  2. Timber
  3. Hydroelectric potential

Switzerland Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Fruits
  2. Vegetables
  3. Meat
  4. Grains
  5. Eggs

Switzerland Border

  1. Italy Italy 740 km
  2. France France 573 km
  3. Germany Germany 334 km
  4. Austria Austria 164 km
  5. Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 41 km

Switzerland Map

Switzerland Climate

  1. Oceanic climate 80 %
  2. Polar climate 12 %
  3. Subarctic climate 7.7 %

Switzerland Weather (Berne)

Switzerland Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : J
Power socketPower socket : J

Airport Switzerland

Zurich AirportGeneva International AirportEuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg
Lugano AirportBern AirportSt. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport

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Switzerland Hotel

Hotel Allod-Park XLIAllod-Park XLI
Allod-Park XXI is a two-room apartment located in Davos. The property is 1.0 km from Schatzalp and 200 m from Vaillant Arena. The apartment will provide you with a TV, a balcony and cable channels.There is a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher... view more
CHF 229
Hotel Hotel LötschbergHotel Lötschberg
Located in the centre of Kippel in the Lötschen Valley, Hotel Lötschberg is 500 metres from Wiler Lauchernalp Ski Area. It offers free Wi-Fi and a restaurant with a summer terrace serving traditional Swiss cuisine and Valais wines... view more
CHF 87
Hotel Hotel de la GareHotel de la Gare

Hotel de la Gare is situated next to the Cousset Train Station, 1 km away from the A1 motorway. Bicycle rental and free private parking is offered on site. Breakfast is served every morning and there is a furnished summer terrace available... view more
CHF 90
Hotel Apartment Locherboden GrindelwaldApartment Locherboden Grindelwald

Apartment Locherboden Grindelwald is a self-catering accommodation located in Grindelwald. Free Wi-Fi access is available. The property is 400 m from First and 500 m from Firstbahn. The apartment includes a living room with TV and cable channels... view more
CHF 198
Hotel RingmauerRingmauer
Set peacefully within the historic centre of Murten and only 200 metres away from the shores of Lake Murten, Ringmauer is a Gault Millaut recommended gourmet restaurant. It offers charming rooms which include free Wi-Fi... view more
CHF 65
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Nuclear power station Switzerland

Beznau Nuclear Power PlantMühleberg Nuclear Power PlantGösgen Nuclear Power Plant
Leibstadt Nuclear Power Plant

Switzerland Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 26Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 457066181
WinterParticipation : 21Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 443746127
TotalParticipation : 47Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 89107112308
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