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Switzerland
Switzerland (/ˈswɪtsərlənd/), officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the
May 20th 2017



Switzerland–European Union relations
The relations between Switzerland and the European Union (EU) are framed by a series of bilateral treaties whereby the Swiss Confederation has adopted
May 11th 2017



Languages of Switzerland
of Switzerland (North Western Switzerland, Eastern Switzerland, Central Switzerland, most of the Swiss plateau and the greater part of the Swiss Alps)
May 11th 2017



History of Switzerland
Since 1848, the Swiss Confederation has been a federal state of relatively autonomous cantons, some of which have a history of confederacy that goes back
Feb 18th 2017



Banking in Switzerland
Banking in Switzerland is regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), which derives its authority from a series of federal
May 17th 2017



Enlargement of Switzerland
enlargement of Switzerland by way of the admission of new cantons to the Swiss Confederation ended in 1815, and the territory of Switzerland was fixed (with
May 17th 2017



Cantons of Switzerland
The-26The 26 cantons of Switzerland (German: Kanton, French: canton, Italian: cantone, Romansh: chantun) are the member states of the Swiss Confederation. The
May 18th 2017



Russia–Switzerland relations
RussiaSwitzerland relations are foreign relations between Russia and Switzerland. Switzerland opened a consulate in Saint Petersburg in 1816, upgrading
Apr 15th 2017



Switzerland during the World Wars
During both World War I and World War II, Switzerland managed to keep a stance of armed neutrality, and was not involved militarily. However, precisely
Apr 26th 2017



Foreign relations of Switzerland
the federal administration of Switzerland. The Swiss Constitution of 1999 declares the preservation of Switzerland's independence and welfare as
Mar 16th 2017



Politics of Switzerland
Switzerland is a democratic federal republic. The federal legislative power is vested in the two chambers of the Federal Assembly, the National Council
May 16th 2017



Municipalities of Switzerland
of administrative division in Switzerland. Each municipality is part of one of the Swiss cantons, which form the Swiss Confederation. In most cantons
Feb 20th 2017



Economy of Switzerland
of Switzerland is one of the world's most stable economies. Its policy of long-term monetary security and political stability has made Switzerland a safe
May 18th 2017



Geography of Switzerland
The geography of Switzerland encompasses the geographical features of Switzerland, a mountainous and landlocked country located in Western and Central
Jan 31st 2017



Flag of Switzerland
The flag of Switzerland consists of a red flag with a white cross (a bold, equilateral cross) in the centre. It is one of only two square sovereign-state
Apr 5th 2017



Iran–Switzerland relations
IranianIranian-Swiss relations are foreign relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Swiss Confederation. Switzerland has had a consulate in Tehran
May 6th 2017



Liechtenstein–Switzerland relations
Diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Liechtenstein have been close due to Switzerland's role in safeguarding the interests of its smaller neighbour
Apr 2nd 2017



Switzerland–United States relations
SwitzerlandUnited States relations are bilateral relations between Switzerland and the United States. With the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars,
Feb 13th 2017



List of universities in Switzerland
universities in Switzerland lists all 12 Swiss universities (10 cantonal universities and 2 federal institutes of technology) and a number of public Swiss Universities
May 8th 2017



Switzerland in the Napoleonic era
revolutionary armies marched eastward, enveloping Switzerland in their battles against Austria. In 1798, Switzerland was completely overrun by the French and was
May 17th 2017



Switzerland–United Kingdom relations
Swiss-United Kingdom relations refers to the current and historical bilateral relations between Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Switzerland and
Sep 18th 2016



France–Switzerland relations
relations between Switzerland and France have traditionally been close, notably through important economic and cultural exchanges. Switzerland and France, which
Sep 16th 2016



Motorways of Switzerland
Switzerland has a two-class highway system: motorways with seperated roads for oncoming traffic and a standard maximal speed limit of 120 kilometres per
May 21st 2017



Austria–Switzerland relations
AustrianAustrian–Swiss relations refer to the foreign relations between Austria and Switzerland. Both countries have had diplomatic relations since the Middle
Aug 16th 2016



Swiss cuisine
features many dishes specific to Switzerland. Switzerland was historically a country of farmers, so traditional Swiss dishes tend to be plain and made
Feb 15th 2017



Canada–Switzerland relations
Canada-Swiss relations are foreign relations between Canada and Switzerland. The first Swiss consulate opened in Montreal in 1875 and both countries established
Mar 22nd 2016



Transport in Switzerland
Being in the center of Europe, Switzerland has a dense network of roads and railways. The Swiss public transport network has a total length of 24,500 kilometers
Mar 4th 2017



Healthcare in Switzerland
Healthcare in Switzerland is universal and is regulated by the Swiss Federal Law on Health Insurance. There are no free state-provided health services
May 7th 2017



Switzerland–Turkey relations
SwissTurkish relations are foreign relations between Switzerland and Turkey. Switzerland has an embassy in Ankara and a consulate-general in Istanbul
Apr 16th 2015



Armenia–Switzerland relations
ArmenianArmenian-Swiss relations are foreign relations between Armenia and Switzerland. Switzerland recognized Armenia as an independent state on December 23,
Apr 16th 2015



Germany–Switzerland relations
relations between Germany and Switzerland are Switzerland's closest. Between Switzerland and Germany; and between Switzerland and the European Union (EU)
Mar 3rd 2016



Azerbaijan–Switzerland relations
AzerbaijaniAzerbaijani–Swiss relations are foreign relations between Azerbaijan and Switzerland. Azerbaijan has an embassy in Bern as does Switzerland in Baku. Both
Oct 22nd 2016



Demographics of Switzerland
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Switzerland, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the
Apr 26th 2017



Rail transport in Switzerland
The Swiss rail network is noteworthy for its density, its coordination between services, its integration with other modes of transport, timeliness and
Mar 23rd 2017



Television in Switzerland
Television in Switzerland was introduced in 1950. People who live in Switzerland and receive television services are required by law to pay a television
Jan 3rd 2017



Argentina–Switzerland relations
Argentine-Swiss relations are foreign relations between Argentina and Switzerland. Diplomatic relations were established in 1834, with the opening of a Swiss consulate
Sep 21st 2016



Restoration and Regeneration in Switzerland
The periods of Restoration and Regeneration in Swiss history last from 1814 to 1847. "Restoration" refers to the period of 1814 to 1830, the restoration
Apr 17th 2017



Swiss people
The-SwissThe Swiss (German: die Schweizer, French: les Suisses, Italian: gli Svizzeri, Romansh: ils Svizzers) are citizens of Switzerland. The demonym derives from
Apr 1st 2017



Federal Assembly (Switzerland)
federale, ItalianItalian: Assemblea federale, Romansh: Assamblea federala), is Switzerland's federal legislature. It meets in Bern in the Federal Palace. The Federal
Jan 31st 2017



Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest
Switzerland has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 58 times since making its debut at the first contest in 1956, missing only four contests,
May 22nd 2017



List of cities in Switzerland
These are lists of towns (and cities) in Switzerland. Until 2014 municipalities with more than 10,000 inhabitants were considered to be towns (German:
May 10th 2017



Religion in Switzerland
is the predominant religion of Switzerland, its presence going back to the Roman era. Since the 16th century, Switzerland has been traditionally divided
May 23rd 2017



Serbia–Switzerland relations
SerbianSerbian-Swiss are foreign relations between Serbia and Switzerland. Both countries established diplomatic relations in 1916. Switzerland has an embassy
Apr 16th 2015



Music of Switzerland
Switzerland has long had a distinct cultural identity, despite its diversity of German, French, Italian, Romansh and other ethnicities. Religious and
May 6th 2017



German-speaking Switzerland
of Switzerland (North Western Switzerland, Eastern Switzerland, Central Switzerland, most of the Swiss plateau and the greater part of the Swiss Alps)
Apr 26th 2017



Gun laws in Switzerland
Firearms legislation in Switzerland is comparatively liberal, more similar to gun politics in the United States than to that in most European Union countries
May 8th 2017



List of political parties in Switzerland
This is a list of political parties in Switzerland. Switzerland has a multi-party system. Since 1959, the four largest parties have formed a coalition
Dec 16th 2016



Australia–Switzerland relations
AustralianAustralian–Swiss relations are foreign relations between Australia and Switzerland. Switzerland opened a consulate in Sydney in 1855 and one in Melbourne
Apr 27th 2017



Law of Switzerland
Swiss law is a set of rules which constitutes the law in Switzerland. There is a hierarchy of political levels which reflects the legal and constitutional
May 12th 2017



Postal codes in Switzerland and Liechtenstein
This page is a summary of the postal codes of Switzerland and Liechtenstein. The countries use four-digit numeric post codes, sorted by geographical location
Dec 7th 2016





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