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Switzerland's Information

Flag of Switzerland
Land Area 39,997 km2
Water Area 1,280 km2
Total Area 41,277 km2
Population 8,179,294
Population Density 198.16 / km2
Government Type Federal Republic (Formally A Confederation)
GDP (PPP) $496.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $59,400
Currency Franc (CHF)
Largest Cities
  • Zurich (341,730)
  • Geneve (183,981)
  • Basel (164,488)
  • Bern (121,631)
  • Lausanne (116,751)
  • Winterthur (91,908)
  • Sankt Gallen (70,572)
  • Luzern (57,066)
  • Zuerich Kreis (54,260)
  • Biel/Bienne (48,614)

Switzerland's weather varies by altitude, and ranges from cold, rainy and snowy winters to warm, cloudy and humid summers.

Average temperatures for summer tend to hover around 73°F (23°C) with winter temperatures dipping to 14°F (-10°C).

Precipitation for the country varies, with eastern Switzerland receiving the greatest amount at 114 inches (2,900 mm) annually.

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