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Places in Switzerland

Find information on almost all places in Switzerland. Whether you are looking for information on regions in Switzerland or information on cities and places in Switzerland, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Switzerland at a glance

Switzerland is a sovereign country on the continent of Europe. Switzerland covers a total area of 41,290.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 7,581,000 people.

The capital of Switzerland is Bern (Bern) with a population of 121,631 people.

Facts and figures about Switzerland
CountryCodeAreaPopulationP/km2
SwitzerlandCH41,290.0 km27,581,000 people183.6

Population density in Switzerland
Population density
183.6 p/km2 (low)
Low population density in Switzerland
Switzerland: Low population density

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Map of Switzerland

Map of Switzerland

Hotels in Switzerland

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Information on Switzerland

Information on Switzerland
NameOfficial nameCodeStatusRegionsCapitalContinent
SwitzerlandSwitzerlandCHSovereign country26 Bern BernEurope

Time in Switzerland

Time in Switzerland
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:39pmIn effect (+1 hour)Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 9:39pmUTC +2.0Europe/Zurich

Currency in Switzerland

Currency in Switzerland
CurrencyAbbreviation
FrancCHF

Languages in Switzerland

Languages in Switzerland
Languages
French, German, Italian, Romansh

Neighbouring countries of Switzerland

Neighbouring countries of Switzerland
Neighbouring countries
Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein

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Telecommunication in Switzerland

Telecommunication in Switzerland
International calling codeInternet top level domain (TLD)
+41.ch

Latitude & Longitude of Switzerland

Latitude & Longitude of Switzerland
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map47°00'00.6"N (47.0001600°)8°00'51.4"E (8.0142700°)

Regions in Switzerland

Regions in Switzerland
Regions
There are 26 primary administrative regions in Switzerland. Have a closer look at the regions in Switzerland.

Largest places in Switzerland

There are 8 places in Switzerland with a population of more than 50,000 people.
Largest places in Switzerland
PlaceNoPopulation
Zurich Zürich1.341,730
Geneve Genève2.183,981
Basel Basel3.164,488
Bern Bern4.121,631
Lausanne Lausanne5.116,751
Winterthur Winterthur6.91,908
Sankt Gallen Sankt Gallen7.70,572
Luzern Luzern8.57,066

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External sources of information on Switzerland

Switzerland on Wikipedia

Search places in Switzerland by name

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Search places in Switzerland by first letter

If you prefer you can search any place in Switzerland by first letter. Just click on the respective first letter in the index of places in Switzerland. All places in Switzerland starting with this letter will be listed. Also sometimes the full name of a certain place maybe unknown. Then this search option may also be usefull for searching such places in Switzerland.

Follow the hierarchy in Switzerland

You can click your way through the hierarchy starting from the continent Europe, over a region in Switzerland to a certain place or city in Switzerland, as all places and cities in Switzerland are linked hierarchically to each other. The actual hierarchy is always displayed in the breadcrumb navigation, so you can always see exactly where you are.