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Switzerland Attractions

St. Gallen St. Gallen, located in eastern Switzerland on the Steinach River near Lake Constance, has an old town with patrician houses from the 17th and 18th centuries. The monastery library in the inner courtyard of the Benedictine monastery, the canton library of St. Gallen, which was founded in 1551, and the baroque cathedral are… Read More »

Basel-Stadt, Switzerland

Basel-Stadt is a Swiss canton. In other words, the canton of Basel-Stadt is one of the half-cantons. Basel-Stadt is part of the Swiss Confederation. The capital of the canton Basel-Stadt is. Compared to the other cantons, Basel-Stadt is the smallest but also the most densely populated. The area around Basel-Stadt Basel-Stadt consists of Basel and… Read More »

Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland

Appenzell Ausserrhoden is a Swiss canton with German speaking Alignment. The canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden belongs to the Swiss Confederation and is located in the north-east of the country. Its main town is called Herisau. There are different ways of pronouncing the name Appenzell Ausserrhoden. So it is called in French, for example, Appenzell Rhodes-Extérieures,… Read More »

Bern, Switzerland

Bern is one of 26 cantons in Switzerland and, along with Zurich and Vaud, is one of the larger cantons. But Bern is also a city in the Switzerland. It lies at an altitude of 542 meters and its old observatory is the zero point of the Swiss national survey. Bern is the federal capital… Read More »

Travel to Switzerland

Area: 41,285 km² Residents: 8,482,152 (December 31, 2017) Population density: 205 E / km² Form of Government: Federal Republic System of Government: Directorate system Neighboring countries: Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Italy, France Capital: Bern National Languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh religions: 41% Roman Catholic, 40% Evangelical Reformed, 0.22% Jehovah’s Witnesses Currency: Swiss francs (CHF) 1 CHF = 100 cents Exchange rates: 1 EUR =… Read More »

Switzerland Overview

Official language Swiss German, French, Italian and Romansh Capital Bern Form of government democratic, republican state Area 41.290 km² Residents 7,450,000 Currency Swiss franc Time zone UTC + 1 CETUTC + 2 CEST (March-October) License plate CH Internet TLD .ch Telephone area code 0041 (Source: ALLCITYCODES) Geography The Swiss Confederation is located in Central Europe… Read More »