Switzerland: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 46.81323 / longitude: 8.2241

General information


Well known national dishes are: Cervelat,Fondue, Rösti. You can find some UNESCO listed places: Old City of Berne, Abbey of St Gall, Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair, Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona, Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch.


On average citizens spend 14 years in school (including higher education). This country offers several reputable universities like ETH Zurich, University of Zurich, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Basel, University of Geneva.


The capital of this country is Bern and the country has a border with Austria, France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Germany. People from this country speak these languages: French, Swiss German, Italian, Romansh. The country has a 41,284 km² area, a postcode system is employed and the primary cities are: Zürich, Genève, Basel, Bern, Winterthur.


In 2021 the GDP was $800,640,155,387 USD, placing it at position 20 in the market. In this country a Big Mac is worth 6.50CHF (corresponding to $6.71 USD). The sign for the local currency is CHF (CHF).


The median age of the population is 38.40 years with a birth growth rate of 0.18%. There are 8,364,100 inhabitants, or 0.112% of the population of planet earth.

Good to know

The ISO code is CH, the domain name ".ch" is used by the country's websites, phone numbers start with +41 Visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switzerland to learn more about this nation.


ISO code CH
Capital Bern
Population 8,364,100
World percentage 0.112%
Median age 38.40 years
Population growth rate 0.18%
Main cities
Spoken languages French, Swiss German, Italian, Romansh
GDP (2021) $800,640,155,387
GDP position #20
Big Mac local price 6.50CHF
Big Mac USD price $6.71
Currency code CHF
Currency symbol CHF
School life expectancy 14 years
National dish Cervelat,Fondue, Rösti
TLD .ch
Phone prefix +41
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switzerland


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