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Complete details about Switzerland in Europe with capital city Bern

Country NameSwitzerland (Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizra)
Country CodeCHE
Capital CityBern
ContinentEurope
RegionWestern Europe
Independence Year1499
Population7160400
Surface Area41284.0
Life Expectancy79.6 years
GNP264478.0 (old 256092.0)
Government FormFederation

Spoken Languages

French [official]     (19.2%)
German [official]     (63.6%)
Italian [official]     (7.7%)
Romansh [official]     (0.6%)

Major Cities

Zürich, Zürich     (population 336800)
Geneve, Geneve     (population 173500)
Basel, Basel-Stadt     (population 166700)
Bern, Bern     (population 122700)
Lausanne, Vaud     (population 114500)

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From @LaraSophie8 on Mon Sep 26 11:33:56 EDT 2016 RT @LaurenGiraldo: I'm in Switzerland!! ?
From @LaraSophie8 on Mon Sep 26 11:33:54 EDT 2016 RT @LaurenGiraldo: I'm GAGGING the men in Switzerland are beautiful who gave them the right
From @botherder on Mon Sep 26 11:33:52 EDT 2016 RT @AmnestyTech: Switzerland votes in favour of greater surveillance https://t.co/eNGX8ppnDH
From @RePEc_NEP_ENV on Mon Sep 26 11:33:49 EDT 2016 https://t.co/KHEhw0OIyH The Impact of Emissions-Based Taxes on the Retirement of Used and Inefficient Vehicles: The Case of Switzerland
From @googletrenderer on Mon Sep 26 11:33:45 EDT 2016 Voters in #Switzerland approve new surveillance law https://t.co/q8L3yJgKB4 #europe #generalnews
From @___Chelseeaaa on Mon Sep 26 11:33:36 EDT 2016 RT @LaurenGiraldo: Switzerland ? https://t.co/GOnlMi34d1
From @nichkaie on Mon Sep 26 11:33:23 EDT 2016 RT @GabrielHubli: Welcome to Switzerland #NDG #abst16 #CHvote https://t.co/YvE1NNSltF
From @Nuggetfatty on Mon Sep 26 11:33:20 EDT 2016 RT @earth: Switzerland ? https://t.co/DrJKnStgxh
From @EdwardMcfc on Mon Sep 26 11:33:12 EDT 2016 RT @V_of_Europe: Swiss region votes to block foreign workers in locals jobs for local people referendum https://t.co/6O52lpLIv1
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From @25or6tofour on Mon Sep 26 11:32:56 EDT 2016 RT @CarolJapp: New artwork for sale! - "Medieval Basel Switzerland " - https://t.co/NmYYCJeWSu @fineartamerica https://t.co/Iu38YFZNOa
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From @KoltovskoyYakov on Mon Sep 26 11:32:54 EDT 2016 RT @cnni: A Swiss lawmaker has called for hijabs to be banned from passport photographs: https://t.co/NLTxf6tyLw https://t.co/n1ytTbvZmS
From @zipporahs on Mon Sep 26 11:32:49 EDT 2016 RT @AKVillas: It's not quite this snowy yet, but the glacier slopes are already open in #Zermatt https://t.co/syTQOsgG3g #LuxuryTravel #Ski?