Official English Name: Swiss Confederation
Official Local Name(s): Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft (German), Confédération suisse (French), Confederazione Svizzera (Italian), Confederaziun svizra (Romansh)
Common English Name: Switzerland
Note: Switzerland has no official designated capital city. However, Bern is the de facto federal city or administrative seat.
|41,277 km2 (96.9% land, 3.1% water)|
|0 km (Landlocked)|
|Dufourspitze (4,634 m)|
|Lake Maggiore (195 m)|
|Roman Catholic (38.3%)
Other Christian (6.2%)
|Hybrid between confederation and federal republic|
|President Johann N. Schneider-Ammann|
|1 August 1291 (founding of confederation)|
|CHF (Swiss Franc)|
|$1 (USD) = CHF1.01|
Because of the mountainous nature of Swiss terrain, mountain culture is prominent in the country.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sz.html (Majority of information)
https://joshuaproject.net/countries/SZ (Ethnic and religious data)
https://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/en/home.html (City population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 3 December 2016
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