Switzerland (Swiss Confederation) , CH

Switzerland: Federal state in Western Europe

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Coat of Arms of Switzerland 'Pantone' coat of arms image
Coat of Arms of Switzerland 'Pantone'
Coat of Arms of Switzerland 'Pantone' coat of arms image

Geography

Swiss Confederation is located at 47°0'1"N 8°0'51"E (47.0001583752864, 8.01426887512207). It has 6 neighbors: Austria, Germany, France, Liechtenstein, Italy and Union.

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The largest city of Swiss Confederation is Genève with a population of 201,818. Other cities include, Basel population 177,636, Bern population 133,883, Winterthur population 111,840 and Luzern population 81,691. See all Swiss Confederation cities & populated places.

Swiss Confederation Quick Facts

Population : 8,466,017
Country : Switzerland
Different from : Switzerland County
Twitter username : MySwitzerland_e, Suisse
Plate code : CH
Area : 41285 km2
Official name : Confédération suisse, Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft, la Confédération suisse, Confederaziun svizra, Confederazione svizzera, Confoederatio Helvetica
Continent : Europe
Easternmost point : Point(10.49234033 46.6151637)
Northernmost point : Point(8.57 47.8)
Legislative body : Federal Assembly of Switzerland
Named for : Schwyz
Official language : German, Italian, French, Romansh
Capital : Bern
Establishment : January 01, 1970 (730 years ago)
Time Zone : Europe/Zurich, Central European Time, UTC+02:00, UTC+01:00
Local time : 23:51:38 (26th September 2021)

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Swiss Confederation has 6 neighbours.

  • Canton of Zug
  • Canton of Schaffhausen
  • Schwyz
  • Obwalden
  • Canton of St. Gallen
  • Canton of Jura
  • Thurgau
  • Basel-Stadt
  • Uri
  • Grisons
  • Canton of Neuchâtel
  • Nidwalden
  • Appenzell Ausserrhoden
  • Aargau
  • Ticino
  • Canton of Geneva
  • Canton of Solothurn
  • Appenzell Innerrhoden
  • Canton of Lucerne
  • Canton of Valais
  • Canton of Zürich
  • Basel-Landschaft
  • Canton of Bern
  • Canton of Vaud
  • Glarus
  • Canton of Fribourg

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 5,327,827 - census
1961 5,434,294 1.96% census
1962 5,573,815 2.5% census
1963 5,694,247 2.11% census
1964 5,789,228 1.64% census
1965 5,856,472 1.15% census
1966 5,918,002 1.04% census
1967 5,991,785 1.23% census
1968 6,067,714 1.25% census
1969 6,136,387 1.12% census
1970 6,180,877 0.72% census
1971 6,213,399 0.52% census
1972 6,260,956 0.76% census
1973 6,307,347 0.74% census
1974 6,341,405 0.54% census
1975 6,338,632 -0.04% census
1976 6,302,504 -0.57% census
1977 6,281,174 -0.34% census
1978 6,281,738 0.01% census
1979 6,294,365 0.2% census
1980 6,319,408 0.4% census
1981 6,354,074 0.55% census
1982 6,391,309 0.58% census
1983 6,418,773 0.43% census
1984 6,441,865 0.36% census
1985 6,470,365 0.44% census
1986 6,504,124 0.52% census
1987 6,545,106 0.63% census
1988 6,593,386 0.73% census
1989 6,646,912 0.81% census
1990 6,715,519 1.02% census
1991 6,799,978 1.24% census
1992 6,875,364 1.1% census
1993 6,938,265 0.91% census
1994 6,993,795 0.79% census
1995 7,040,687 0.67% census
1996 7,071,850 0.44% census
1997 7,088,906 0.24% census
1998 7,110,001 0.3% census
1999 7,143,991 0.48% census
2000 7,184,250 0.56% census
2001 7,229,854 0.63% census
2002 7,284,753 0.75% census
2003 7,339,001 0.74% census
2004 7,389,625 0.69% census
2005 7,437,115 0.64% census
2006 7,483,934 0.63% census
2007 7,551,117 0.89% census
2008 7,647,675 1.26% census
2009 7,743,831 1.24% census
2010 7,824,909 1.04% census
2011 7,912,398 1.11% census
2012 7,996,861 1.06% census
2013 8,087,875 1.13% census
2014 8,211,700 1.51% census
2015 8,282,396 0.85% (Worldbank)
2016 8,373,338 1.09% (Worldbank)
2017 8,466,017 1.09% census
2018 8,514,329 0.57% (Worldbank)
2019 8,574,832 0.71% (Worldbank)

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Gotthard Basistunnel Trasse
Karte Schweiz Details
Karte Schweiz Details
Karte Schweiz
Karte Schweiz
000 Zvicra Harta
000 Zvicra Harta
Blankmap Switzerland
Blankmap Switzerland
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Brunig Napf Reuss Linie
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Carte Drapeau Suisse
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Cantons of Switzerland, Blank
Carte Suisse2
Carte Suisse2
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Ch Map 1
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Corrections Eau Linth General
Corrections Eau Jura General
Corrections Eau Jura General
D A Ch 2
D A Ch 2
Deviation Kander General
Deviation Kander General
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Distrib Citta Svizzera
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Europe Location Ch
Europe Location Che
Europe Location Che
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Heutige Deutsche Mundarten 2
Historische Karte Ch Fokus Vitudurum
Historische Karte Ch Fokus Vitudurum
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Image Swiss Highway Network En
Karte Schweiz Sprachen
Karte Schweiz Sprachen