Switzerland

Major cities : Zurich, Geneva, Basle, Lausanne and Berne (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Switzerland Information

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ISO 3166-1CH - CHE - 756
NATO country codeSZ - CHE
FIPS 10-4 codeSZ
IOC CodeSUI
Continent /
Switzerland CapitaleBerne
Name of the inhabitantsSwiss
Motto
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
Schengen Area

Switzerland Head of state

Doris Leuthard (2017)

Switzerland Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Switzerland.

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

Switzerland Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Switzerland (Inhabitants, population, economy).

City2,613
Area41,290 km² (15,942 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants8,484,000 population (2018) Chart
Population Density 205.5 /km² (532.2 /sq mi)
Length of coastlineLandlocked country
Life expectancy83.4 Year (2015), ♀ : 85.3 Year, ♂ : 81.3 Year
Average years of schooling 13.4 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.944 (2018)
Gross domestic product704 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 2.5 %
82,950 US$ per capita
Unemployment2.6 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation0.9 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: AAA (Stable, 26 June 1989)
  • Fitch: AAA (Stable, 21 November 2011)
  • Moody's: Aaa (Stable, 2 December 2016)
  • Dagong: AAA (Stable, 0 November 2013)

Switzerland Chart

Graphs and data of Switzerland. Choose graph below to display it:

Number of inhabitants, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

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

Switzerland's border with 5 other countries. The list of Border countries of Switzerland below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  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

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Switzerland Climate

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

Switzerland Weather (Berne)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Switzerland for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Berne).

Switzerland Electricity

Electrical standard in Switzerland (voltage, power outlet ...)

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

Switzerland Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Switzerland classified by annual passenger transit.

Zurich AirportGeneva International AirportLugano Airport
Bern AirportSt. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport

Switzerland Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Switzerland selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Strandhotel BelvédèreStrandhotel Belvédère

Spiez
Strandhotel Belvédère is a 4-star superior hotel in Spiez, right on the shore of Lake Thun. It includes a spa area, an outdoor pool, and a private beach. The gourmet restaurant was awarded 15 points in the Gault Millau guide... view more
from
CHF 195
Hotel Gasthof EngelbergGasthof Engelberg
Scharnachtal
Set in a quiet location, Gasthof Engelberg is 5 km from the Kiental Ski Area and a 5-minute drive from the Reichenbach im Kandertal train station... view more
from
CHF 65
Hotel Hotel Jean-Jacques RousseauHotel Jean-Jacques Rousseau

La Neuveville
Hotel Rousseau is located right on the shore of Lake Biel, just a 10-minute walk from La Neuveville Train Station. All rooms overlook the lake or the vineyards. Wi-Fi is free for 1 hour a day... view more
from
CHF 150
Hotel Youth Hostel Stein am RheinYouth Hostel Stein am Rhein
Stein am Rhein
Newly renovated in 2013, Youth Hostel Stein am Rhein offers dormitory and private rooms, a 15-minute walk from St. George's Abbey and the Medieval Old Town... view more
Hotel Holiday B&B AnitaHoliday B&B Anita

Lütschental
With free Wi-Fi across the property, Holiday B&B Anita is housed in an original countryside farmhouse and offers daily breakfast. There are domestic animals on site, and horse riding si available... view more
from
CHF 110
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Switzerland Nuclear power plant

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

Switzerland Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Switzerland and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 28Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 507567192
WinterParticipation : 23Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 554652153
TotalParticipation : 51Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 105121119345
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