Facts Switzerland

Inhabitants: 8,1 Mio. people

 

Captial: Berne

 26 cantons

 

Official Languages:

68% German

23% French

8% Italian

1% Romanic

 

Area: 41'293 sq.km

 

Altitude:

Lowest point: 193m (Lake Maggiore)

Highest point: 4'634m (Mt. Dufour)

Largest Cities:

Zurich: 380'000 inhabitants

Geneva: 190'000 inhabitants

Basle: 170'000 inhabitants

 

Religions:

48% Roman Catholics

44% Reformed

08% Others

 

 

Distances:

Zurich - Geneva 290 Km

Zurich - Berne 115 Km

Borderline: 1'880 Km


 

Economic Sectors:

Banking, Merchandising, Food Industry, Tourism, Chemical Industry, Machinery 

Unemployment Rate: App. 3%