Switzerland has a population of around 7.9 million million people and positioned in Europe. It is officially named Swiss Confederation and is also locally called as Schweiz (German); Suisse (French); Svizzera (Italian); Svizra (Romansh). Switzerland shares its border with Austria, France, Italy, Liechtenstein and Germany
The territory of Switzerland covers 41,284 square kilometres and has a temperate, but varies with altitude; cold, cloudy, rainy/snowy winters; cool to warm, cloudy, humid summers with occasional showers climate.
The geography in Switzerland is mostly mountains (Alps in south, Jura in northwest) with a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes.
Swiss National Anthem
Switzerland National Symbols and more
With an estimated population of 7.9 million people, Switzerland is the 96 most populous country on earth.
Language - German 64%, French 20%, Italian 7% (all official); Romansch 0.5% (national) are spoken in Switzerland.
Relegion - The following religions are practiced in Switzerland: .
Ethinicity - People living in Switzerland identifiy their ethnicity in the following order as:
Switzerland is locally called Schweiz (German); Suisse (French); Svizzera (Italian); Svizra (Romansh) and the form of government it has is Republic.
The capital of Switzerland is Zurich and has a population of 0.1 million.
The Swiss flag is features red square with a bold, equilateral white cross in the center that does not extend to the edges of the flag; various medieval legends purport to describe the origin of the flag; a white cross used as identification for troops of the Swiss Confederation is first attested at the Battle of Laupen (1339) and is presented above.
The National symbol of Switzerland is Swiss cross (white cross on red field; arms equal length).
The National anthem of Switzerland is ""Schweizerpsalm" ("Swiss Psalm")" which was composed by Alberich Zwyssig.