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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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Switzerland Tweets

From @stilicho359 on Sun Dec 16 16:59:48 EST 2018 RT @Drury7Drury: Switzerland has the best economy in Europe, now is it in the EU or not?
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From @DarioMaglov on Sun Dec 16 16:59:32 EST 2018 RT @pewresearch: % in each country who say being Christian is very/somewhat important to truly share the national identity: ??Armenia 82%?
From @ahmedabdo78isab on Sun Dec 16 16:59:27 EST 2018 RT @okangel27: Iseltwald, Canton of Bern, Switzerland https://t.co/NLr85HwuLZ
From @DenisOlivier on Sun Dec 16 16:59:26 EST 2018 RT @itsbeautynature: Winter wonderland in Switzerland https://t.co/SNCKF0ruFI
From @marillion13 on Sun Dec 16 16:59:22 EST 2018 https://t.co/HT7biy3HoS OMG @JoeTheCatSarnia In Germany a) we don´t have ANY kill shelters (neither do Austria, Swi? https://t.co/YkqaQfU8eU
From @nilasishkar_jio on Sun Dec 16 16:59:21 EST 2018 RT @Insane_Suraj: #Zero is releasing in following Markets: India GULF UK Australia & New Zealand (Inc Fj) Austria Switzerland Japan Iraq?
From @lately_meeting on Sun Dec 16 16:59:20 EST 2018 RT @saraniumm: I miss Switzerland ???? ??? ??????? ??? ???? ????? ?? ?????... https://t.co/pEgDG0nGy8
From @Little_Mix_Bomb on Sun Dec 16 16:59:16 EST 2018 @_cosdp @sweetenerlilly Go to the Zurich one in Switzerland ?? That?s close to Italy
From @FocZurich on Sun Dec 16 16:59:16 EST 2018 DAS Geschenk für Paläontologen: zB der LEZARD Skull von Florie Dupont. #zürich #zurich #friendsofcarlotta? https://t.co/BXv1DyI5Ze
From @IDALIA590 on Sun Dec 16 16:58:53 EST 2018 Which country do you think I would like to go?? ?? #SWITZERLAND #NEWZEALAND
From @SunofOrion13 on Sun Dec 16 16:58:46 EST 2018 RT @nubia_watu: Shrine of Our Lady of #Einsiedeln (Zurich, Switzerland). Black Madonna an child. origins 9th century. https://t.co/tmtoumhb?
From @franzvonloewe on Sun Dec 16 16:58:14 EST 2018 @dystopianexp @COdendahl @kbennhold Always gives me a wry smile when I hear of ?immigrants? from Austria, Switzerla? https://t.co/y77gLOq2Sa
From @DENISHAZE on Sun Dec 16 16:58:13 EST 2018 RT @Blachaz3: My first time seeing a airport and a actual plane was just 3 years ago. I still can?t believe went to Switzerland,Ghana, Lond?
From @LorBirdy on Sun Dec 16 16:58:12 EST 2018 RT @sjebsen1: #photography #Switzerland #leman #lac Promenade nocturne https://t.co/so5w3XwKvf