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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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Switzerland Tweets

From @zuerigraffiti on Sun Dec 04 17:19:00 EST 2016 #Streetart in Zürich ("Für mini muätter"). Streetart in Zurich / Switzerland ("For my mother"). 'Letten' free wall?
From @swissinnova on Sun Dec 04 17:18:24 EST 2016 RT @fabfederici: great initiative for advancing blockchain, robotics, space & manufacturing in Switzerland at Innovation Park
From @Icecinder on Sun Dec 04 17:17:55 EST 2016 @Libertarian5000 @FletchFFletch33 @miguel7Rabago @redsteeze Switzerland? At least for guns!
From @sophwardy on Sun Dec 04 17:17:45 EST 2016 I added a video to a @YouTube playlist 10 Things You Didn't Know About Switzerland
From @gordons31 on Sun Dec 04 17:17:25 EST 2016 RT @simongerman600: #Map overlays #Switzerland on #Victoria and shows that the country isn't much larger than ever sprawling #Melbourne. ht?
From @ToshioK on Sun Dec 04 17:16:38 EST 2016 Sailboat on Lake Geneva, Switzerland! #europe #switzerland #photography #travel #geneva
From @ivooooo7 on Sun Dec 04 17:16:31 EST 2016 @nekfeu bon si jamais c'est bien beau de dire que ton album est sorti mais si on peut męme pas l'écouter ailleur qu?
From @leonahofmann on Sun Dec 04 17:16:26 EST 2016 we need to know every little place in asia but I am still over here having a big gap in the knowledge of Switzerland
From @ottomul on Sun Dec 04 17:16:01 EST 2016 @kcgjharris @gallina_fiedler Matterhorn , Switzerland
From @stephie_coco on Sun Dec 04 17:15:58 EST 2016 Germany/Switzerland "@Etinyene_: Lol. You can become a citizen of any country. Where would you choose?"
From @kevinpmiller on Sun Dec 04 17:15:24 EST 2016 RT @espofootball: #OTD Dec4,1971 #MontreuxCasino Switzerland burnt to the ground during gig by #FrankZappa. Immortalized by #DeepPurple's '?
From @skieurope1 on Sun Dec 04 17:15:19 EST 2016 Swiss Nat'l Avalanche Bulletin 5/12 Caution on steep,shady slopes #ski #Switzerland