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|
|Area||41,285 km2 ( 15,940 sq mi ) Water (%) 4.2|
|Population||8,211,700 (September 2014 estimate)|
|Lat Long||46° 50′ 0″ N, 8° 20′ 0″ E|
|Official Language||German; French; Italian; Romansh|
|Time Zone||CET (UTC+1) Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)|
|Airport||21 Airports, 7- Airports in Scheduled service|
|Neighbour countries||Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Liechtenstein|
|Currency||Swiss franc (CHF)|
Last Updated : July 1, 2015