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Where is Switzerland

by Vishal Kumar

Where is Switzerland located on the world map? Switzerland is located in Europe and lies between latitudes 47° 0' N, and longitudes 8° 00' E.


Where is Switzerland

Switzerland (German: Schweiz Karte) is a European nation located in 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 a temperate climate with some variation in altitude. Switzerland’s topography is mainly mountainous with a 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 tourist destinations of the country. In fact, the country itself is a famous tourist destination in Europe. Swiss Alps, Jura Mountain, and 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 a highly stable country, in fact, it was ranked as the wealthiest country in the world in per capita terms.

Facts About Switzerland

Country Name Switzerland
Continent Europe
Capital of Switzerland Bern
Largest city in Switzerland Zürich
Area 41,285 km2 ( 15,940 sq mi ) Water (%) 4.2
Population 8.72 million (2022 estimate)
Lat Long of Switzerland 47° ′ 0″ N, 0 8° 0′ 0″ E
Official Language German; French; Italian; Romansh
Calling Code +41
Time Zone CET (UTC+1) Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Airports in Switzerland 21 Airports, 7- Airports in Scheduled service
Neighbor countries Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Liechtenstein
Internet TLD .ch
Currency Swiss franc (CHF)

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