Switzerland



Switzerland, in its full name the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. The country is situated in western Europe, where it is bordered by Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Switzerland is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning an area of 41,285 km (15,940 sq mi).

NameSwitzerland
Top Level Domain
.ch
Alpha2 CodeCH
Alpha3 CodeCHE
Calling Codes
41
CapitalBern
Alt Spellings
CH
Swiss Confederation
Schweiz
Suisse
Svizzera
Svizra
RegionEurope
SubregionWestern Europe
Population8341600
Latlng
47
8
DemonymSwiss
Area41284
Gini33.7
Timezones
UTC+01:00
Borders
AUT
FRA
ITA
LIE
DEU
Native NameSchweiz
Numeric Code756
Currencies
CodeCHF
NameSwiss franc
SymbolFr
Languages
Iso639_1de
Iso639_2deu
NameGerman
Native NameDeutsch
Iso639_1fr
Iso639_2fra
NameFrench
Native Namefrançais
Iso639_1it
Iso639_2ita
NameItalian
Native NameItaliano
Translations
DeSchweiz
EsSuiza
FrSuisse
Jaスイス
ItSvizzera
BrSuíça
PtSuíça
NlZwitserland
HrŠvicarska
Faسوئیس
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/che.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymEFTA
NameEuropean Free Trade Association
Other Acronyms
Other Names
CiocSUI

Cities

Bern

Geneva

Zürich

Destinations

Aare Gorge

Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum

Basel Minster

Bear Pit

Blausee

Chapel Bridge

Chillon Castle

Crans-Montana

Grossmunster

Jungfrau

Jungfraujoch

Kunsthaus Zurich

Lake Zurich

Lausanne Cathedral

Lindenhof

Lion Monument

Matterhorn

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

Mount Pilatus

Oeschinen Lake

Piz Gloria

Reichenbach Falls

Rhine Falls

St Pierre Cathedral

St. Beatus Caves

Swiss Museum Of Transport

Swiss National Museum

Swiss National Park

The Cathedral Of Bern

The Olympic Museum

Titlis

Titlis Cliff Walk

Villa Carlotta

Villa Del Balbianello

Zoo Basel

Zoo Zurich

Abbey Library Of Saint Gall

Aletsch Glacier

Bachalpsee

Bahnhofstrasse

Bernina Express

Bernina Pass

Bernina Railway

Brienzer Rothorn

Burgenstock

Castles Of Bellinzona

Creux Du Van

Diavolezza

Eiger

Fine Arts Museum Basel

First

Fondation Beyeler

Fraumunster Church

Furka Pass

Golden Pass Railway

Gornergrat

Gornergrat Railway

Gotthard Pass

Grimsel Pass

Harder Kulm

International Museum Of The Red Cross And Red Crescent

Klein Matterhorn

Kleine Scheidegg

Lake Brienz

Lake Lugano

Lake Saint Moritz

Lake Thun

Landwasser Viaduct

Mannlichen

Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

Monch Switzerland

Monte Bre

Monte Generoso

Monte Rosa

Monte San Salvatore

Morteratsch Glacier

Museum Rietberg

Oberalp Pass

Palais Des Nations

Piz Corvatsch

Reformation Wall

Riffelsee

Rigi

Rochers De Naye

Santis

Schilthorn

Schynige Platte

Simplon Pass

Spreuer Bridge

Stanserhorn

Staubbach Falls

The Geneva Water Fountain

The Parliament Building

Trummelbach Falls

Uetliberg

Val D'Anniviers

Valle Verzasca

Walensee

Zytglogge



Visas are not required by visitors from the following countries for visit up to 90 days in a 6 month period:

All European Union Countries, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Holy See, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City and Venezuela.

Switzerland Visa regulations

Swiss embassies worldwide

Foreign Embassies in Switzerland

Switzerland is a member of the Schengen Countries


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time



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