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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)
More Information Switzerland
Largest Cities
ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
Just thinking about Switzerland evokes images of paradise.

Alpine peaks, glistening lakes, thermal baths, enchanting towns, cathedrals, timber houses, Swiss chocolate, fine wines and so much more make Switzerland one of the world's top destinations.

The train travel in Switzerland is easy - nearly every Swiss town is connected to the train system.

Cities to visit include Basel with its modern art and contemporary buildings, cruises on the lake in Lucerne, the Einstein house in Bern, Rheinfall, home to Europe's largest waterfall, or Zurich for shopping and nightlife.

The best spot for people watching is the playground of the rich and famous in St. Mortiz.

Switzerland is the watch-making capital of the world, home to some of the finest chocolates, and of course is the official home of the Swiss Army Knife. CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:

  • Calling Code: 41
  • Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Switzerland is an anytime destination, depending on priorities.

    Summer has the nicest weather, and July and August are the busiest months for tourism. In the winter, sports enthusiasts pack the ski slopes.

    April, May, September and October are ideal months to visit, as the weather is good and it's less crowded.


  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
This page was last updated on November 29, 2017.

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