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Geography Statistics of Switzerland

Switzerland's Information

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Land Area 39,997 km2
Water Area 1,280 km2
Total Area 41,277km2 (#132)
Population 8,179,294 (#97)
Population Density 204.50/km2
Government Type Federal Republic (formally A Confederation)
GDP (PPP) $496.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $59,400
Currency Franc (CHF)
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  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 15,443 sq miles (39,997 sq km)
    ( water) 494 sq miles (1,280 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 15,937 sq miles (41,277 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 26 cantons in Switzerland, including: Aargau, Appenzell Ausser-Rhoden, Appenzell Inner-Rhoden, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt, Bern, Fribourg, Geneve, Glarus, Graubunden, Jura, Luzern, Neuchatel, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Sankt Gallen, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Solothurn, Thurgau, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Vaud, Zug, Zurich
  • Horizontal Width: 233.14 miles (374.97 km) from Bern east to Chur
  • Vertical Length: 273.45 miles (439.35 km) from Locarno north to Schaffhausen

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (5) Austria, France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Germany
  • Geographic Center: About 27.8 miles (44.74 km) south of Lucerne
  • Highest Point: Dufourspitze 15,206 ft (4,634 m)
  • Lowest Point: Lake Maggiore 639 ft (195 m)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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