Capital: Bern
Population: approx. 8,4 million
Area: 41,285 km2
Language: German, French, Italian, Romansh
Currency: Swiss Franc [CHF];
GDP: 715,360 billion USD [in 2019, source: IMF]


UNESCO world heritage properties in Switzerland:

  • Abbey of St Gall
  • Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair
  • Old City of Berne
  • Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
  • Monte San Giorgio
  • Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
  • Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
  • La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning
  • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
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