Major cities : Zurich, Geneva, Basle, Lausanne and Berne (Capital).
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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

Doris Leuthard (2017)

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 population (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 AirportLugano Airport
Bern AirportSt. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport

Switzerland Hotel

Hotel Strandhotel BelvédèreStrandhotel Belvédère

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
CHF 195
Hotel Gasthof EngelbergGasthof Engelberg
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
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
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

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
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

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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