|Land Area||39,997 km2|
|Water Area||1,280 km2|
|Total Area||41,277km2 (#132)|
|Government Type||Federal Republic (formally A Confederation)|
|GDP (PPP)||$496.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$59,400|
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LATITUDE & LONGITUDE:
- Latitude/Longitude (Absolute Locations)
Bern: (capital city) 46° 56' N, 7° 26' E
Geneva: 46° 11' N, 6° 8' E
Zurich: 47° 22' N, 8° 33' E
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Located in western Europe, Switzerland is geographically positioned in the northern and eastern hemispheres.
What Is The Capital Of Switzerland?
Switzerland does not have an official capital city. When Switzerland became a country in 1848, it was decided that the country would have no official capital city in an effort to award every territory in the country equal importance. However, Bern was selected to host the nation's federal government, becoming the de facto capital.