Switzerland

 

Point Information
Country Name Swiss Confederation
Short Name Switzerland
Capital None (de jure)

Bern (de facto)

Largest city Zürich
Official languages German, French, Italian, Romansh
National Languages German, French, Italian, Romansh
Religion 65.5% Christianity —35.8% Roman Catholic —23.8% Swiss Reformed —5.9% Other Christian, 26.3% Irreligious, 5.3% Islam, 1.6% Others, 1.3% Unknown
Demonym(s) English: Swiss, German: Schweizer(in), French: Suisse(sse), Italian: svizzero/svizzera, or elvetico/elvetica, Romansh: Svizzer/Svizra
Government Federal semi-direct democracy under a multi-party assembly-independent directorial republic
President Federal Council – Simonetta Sommaruga (President)
Vice President Federal Council – Guy Parmelin (Vice President)
House Speaker Isabelle Moret
Chief Justice Ulrich Meyer
Total Area 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi)
Water (%) 4.2
Total Land Area (%) 39,551 km2
Population  8,570,146 (2019 estimate)
GDP (PPP)  $584 billion (2020 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)  $749 billion (2020 estimate)
Currency Swiss franc (CHF)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)

Summer (DST)  UTC+2 (CEST)

Date format dd.mm.yyyy (AD)
Mains Electricity 230 V – 50 H
Driving side Right
Calling code +41
ISO 3166 code CH
Internet TLD .ch, .swiss
Political Parties
  1. Free Democratic Party
  2. Social Democratic Party
  3. Christian Democratic Party
  4. Swiss People’s Party
Independence Day 12 September 1848
Tallest Building Roche Tower
Prime Tower
Basler Messeturm
Sulzer Tower
Richest Persons Ernesto Bertarelli

Gianluigi and Rafaela Aponte

Hansjoerg Wyss

Magdalena Martullo-Blocher

Top Website Google.ch

Ubs.com

Admin.ch

Deepl.com

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