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Complete details about Switzerland in Europe with capital city Bern

Country NameSwitzerland (Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizra)
Country CodeCHE
Capital CityBern
RegionWestern Europe
Independence Year1499
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 @kruglova_angela on Mon Jan 16 07:57:45 EST 2017 RT @BestEarthPix: Calm night in Grindelwald, Switzerland. Photo by Senna0101
From @KNIVESnLINT on Mon Jan 16 07:57:43 EST 2017 RT @BeckyLocoHolt: Lovely, shooting with Tchoupomoting again in a few weeks. Only this time in Switzerland ????????
From @oliviaholtbr on Mon Jan 16 07:57:39 EST 2017 Spotify WW: "History", by @olivia_holt! Spotify: #66 Czech Republic #89 Hungary #98 Singapore #98 Switzerland #107 Poland #111 Belgium
From @Marinelivesorg on Mon Jan 16 07:57:27 EST 2017 Wow, #maphackathon has truly gone intenational, with attendees in February from Switzerland & Belgium @BL_Labs?
From @charoenput on Mon Jan 16 07:57:25 EST 2017 RT @OfficialHHI: Hip Hop International Switzerland February 12th | Palais des Congres | Lugano @SuisseHipHop #HHISwitzerland #HHI2017 #GoF?
From @FB_humble_MARK on Mon Jan 16 07:57:21 EST 2017 Dear @Switzerland di Indonesia juga banyak yg tidak rata juga gigi-nya,aku sih orang-nya cuek,kalau aku udah mulau ada pacar nanti Wah gak
From @swissonlinedati on Mon Jan 16 07:57:19 EST 2017 Shanghai Daily (subscription) Double first for President Xi as he arrives in Switzerland? #swiss #news #Switzerland
From @darmagirl24 on Mon Jan 16 07:57:16 EST 2017 RT @edyong209: In Switzerland, you can be denied citizenship for being too ?annoying'
From @ASuzaam on Mon Jan 16 07:57:13 EST 2017 RT @FerdiStam: Marianne von #Werefkin - Lebensabend (~1922), Museo Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Ascona, Switzerland #art #painting #tempera #pa?
From @riodha on Mon Jan 16 07:56:54 EST 2017 RT @syds180turn: More proof Trump has made us a global laughingstock. From Switzerland with love! #TrumpismIsNotNormal #TrumpIsNotLegitimat?
From @toni_mesfosc on Mon Jan 16 07:56:46 EST 2017 RT @RT_com: ?Free Tibet?: Protesters arrested in Switzerland during Chinese president visit
From @largo on Mon Jan 16 07:56:40 EST 2017 @WeAreXpats Switzerland => Japan.
From @trendinaliaCH on Mon Jan 16 07:56:40 EST 2017 Trend Alert: #Wawrinka. More trends at #trndnl
From @mikedoherty_ca on Mon Jan 16 07:56:37 EST 2017 Still unclear to me how every hamburger in Switzerland, even the self-declared "gourmet" burgers, can be so universally bad.
From @CabiesesAdvisor on Mon Jan 16 07:56:36 EST 2017 Dozens arrested during Swiss protests against Chinese president's visit via @rightrelevance thanks @guardianworld