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Switzerland is a largely mountainous country in the Alps in Europe. The Swiss Confederation is one of the world's oldest existing republics. Maintains a strong commitment to neutrality. It is a member of the United Nations.
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Location: Central
Languages: German,
Capital: Bern
Government: Federal
Population: 7.5 million
Currency: Swiss Franc
Time zone: GMT+1
Phone code: +41
Internet TLD: .ch

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Major Cities
Zurich 345,000
Geneva 180,000
Basel 165,000
Bern 120,000
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Switzerland Travel & Tourist Guide
Scenic Alpine landscapes and excellent ski resorts can make up a perfect winter vacation with sports activities like snowboard and skiing. Tidy Swiss towns and cities offer festivals, attractions and cultural events all year around.

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Switzerland in Wikitravel
Switzerland in Lonely Planet
Switzerland Transportation
International airports serve all major cities including Zurich, Geneva and others. Switzerland operates an excellent rail network that makes accessible every parts of the country. International buses are also widely available. There is an extensive road and motorway network. To use motorways you must have a valid a sticker (vignette).

Zurich Airport
Geneva Airport
Bern Airport
Euro Airport
Swiss International Airlines

Postbus - Bus service of Swiss Post
Alsa-Eggmann - Swiss bus operator

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Swiss Railways
History of Switzerland
The Swiss Confederation was founded by three cantons in 1291. Others joined them in the succeeding years. Switzerland's independence and neutrality was widely recognized by the European powers. The country remained neutral in both World Wars. Today it is one of the most advanced countries in Europe.

Switzerland's History
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Swiss Weather
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Low: 6 °C (43 °F)
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Current weather in Geneva: 4°C, Fair
High: 19 °C (66 °F)
Low: 6 °C (43 °F)
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