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Where is Switzerland?

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Description : Map showing location of Switzerland on the Europe Map. Disclaimer

Switzerland (German: Schweiz Karte) is a European nation located at the central part of the continent. Its official name is Swiss Confederation, and it’s a landlocked country bordered by Italy in the south, Germany in the north, France in the west, Liechtenstein and Austria in the east. Switzerland is a small country with a total area of 41,277 sq. km. There is no coastline as Switzerland is a landlocked country.

Switzerland predominantly has temperate climate with some variation with altitude. Switzerland’s topography is mainly mountainous with central plateau region and some plains. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the country is 45° and 48°N and 5° and 11° E. Switzerland’s largest city Zurich and the capital city Bern are few of the top most tourist destinations of the country. In fact, the country itself is a famous tourist destination of Europe. Swiss Alps, Jura Mountain, Lake Geneva are some of the natural tourist attractions of the country.

Swiss culture is defined by the traditional customs of the country. And economically Switzerland is highly stable country, in fact in 2011 it was ranked as the wealthiest country of the world in per capita terms.

  Facts About Switzerland  
Country NameSwitzerland
Capital None
Largest cityZürich
Area41,285 km2 ( 15,940 sq mi ) Water (%) 4.2
Population8,211,700 (September 2014 estimate)
Lat Long46° 50′ 0″ N, 8° 20′ 0″ E
Official LanguageGerman; French; Italian; Romansh
Calling Code+41
Time ZoneCET (UTC+1) Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Airport21 Airports, 7- Airports in Scheduled service
Neighbour countriesGermany, Austria, France, Italy, Liechtenstein
CurrencySwiss franc (CHF)

Last Updated : July 1, 2015

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