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Switzerland (Swiss Confederation) is a landlocked country with an area of 15,940 sq mi. It is geographically divided between the Jura, the Central Plateau and the Alps. In 2010, it was ranked as the world’s most competitive country.

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Switzerland has always been politically neutral and does not take sides in foreign wars.  Actually Hitler did have plans in his drawer for the attack on Switzerland. But Hitler's attitude towards attacking Switzerland was "we'll pick up Switzerland on our way back." Also, Switzerland warned th…
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It stands for "Confederatio Helvetica," Latin for Swiss Confederation. Switzerland has four national languages: German, French, Italian and Rhaeto-Romanisch. In order to not play favorites, the official name is in Latin. Switzerland is made up of many Cantons which together form a confederation.
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The highest mountain in Switzerland the Dufourspitze or Monte Rosa (4634m above Sea Level). The Dufourspitze is named after General Guillaume Henri Dufour (1787-1875) a military officer that surveyed peaks in the Monte Rosa mountain range in which the Dufourspitze is located.
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What is man made and nature attraction?    A natural attraction is one that has been created by nature. Like Yosemite Park in California, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, etc. Something that wasn't created by man.
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The Swiss Embassy says: THE SWISS FLAG Among the flags of contemporary European countries, that of Switzerland is one of the most ancient and one of the most modern. It has a white cross in a red field; the cross is the same length on all sides and each arm is one-sixth longer than its width. The f…
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: http://wiki.answers.com/#column-one, http://wiki.answers.com/#searchInputThis article is about the proposal for peace between Israel and Palestine. There was also a http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Geneva_Conference_(1954) that concerned http://wiki.answers…
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Yes.Neither Sweden nor Switzerland are members of any military alliance. The Swiss constitution bans the country from joining any military alliance.
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because Switzerland is not a part of European union even of it is in the middle of EuropeAnswer Switzerland was founded in 1291 as small coalition against any invaders, as the territory was occupied and had lost any protection. Its soldiers were then famous for being the most elite soldiers in Europ…
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French is spoken in the western part of Switzerland, including the cities of Geneva and Lausanne. There are 4 official languages in Switzerland. In order of the percentage of the population which speak them they are: German (63.7%), French (20.4%), Italian (6.5%) and Romansh (0.5%). Different langu…
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Bern (or Berne) is the seat of the federal government, which makes it the de facto capital of Switzerland. It is the fifth most populated city in Switzerland with 82% German speaking. The Canton of Bern is the second largest and the capital of the 26 Swiss Cantons.
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Berne (German: Bern) The government is located in Berne, except for the Supreme Court which is located in Lausanne. Switzerland does not officially have a capital.
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Why?! Does anyone know around here?! Strange question... they wear what people wear in every western culture country. As they are were close to France and Italy they're sometimes even more up to date than some other western europeans. Vic
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According to the information on the Wikipedia website, it states that Switzerland has been a country since 1815. Although an interesting fact is that they didn't join the United Nations until 2002.Switzerland became an independent country on 1815 Answer 2 The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291.…
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Switzerland is a federal republic with a direct democracy. Answer 2Switzerland is a confederation of 26 semi-independent cantons. A canton is equivalent to what is called a state in English-speaking federal countries. It has a very democratic system of government. As many decisions as possible are…
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Switzerland's government is federal republic Answer 2 Switzerland has a very democratic system of government. Switzerland is a confederation of 26 semi-independent cantons. A canton is equivalent to what is called a state in English-speaking federal countries. As many decisions as possible are m…
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Switzerland is one of the most prosperous countries in the world. The key sectors of the economy are financial services, engineering and tourism. Other well known sectors include the production of chocolate and cheese. The country has some of the most upscale (upmarket) resorts in the world, for exa…
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Yes. Switzerland is outside the EU.But only if you are flying, not if you cross the land border.
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early July and end middle-end august (6 weeks)
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No because there are moles there and because the surface of Switzerland consists of molten lava, with sharks swimming in it.
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85534562 people are gay in swizterland.
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You can't see the scenery because the mountains are in the way.
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Longer than it takes to fly back again! how pathetic
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Answer According to World Health Organization findings as reported by BBC News from June of 2000, listing the health of nations based on their DALE (Disability-adjusted life years) system, Japan ranked in number one. In that same line of thought, the two most recent oldest persons in the world (M…
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Switzerland covers a total area of 41, 285 square kilometres.Switzerland: population - 7,739,100; area - 41,290 square kilometresSwitzerland
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No, Switzerland is not a member of the European Union.
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No, Switzerland is not a member of European Union.
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According to the Swiss Universities Handbook (1) the Swiss Management Center has accreditations to include the following: European Council of Business EducationAssociation of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) The ACBSP is legally recognized by the national Council for Higher Educati…
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Answer the absoulute location is 56degrees nrth, 67 degrees west
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Switzerland has four official languages. They are (with percentage spoken in parentheses): German/Swiss-German (63.7%) French (20.4%) Italian (6.5%) Romansh (0.5%) Different languages are spoken in different parts of the country. Spoken language: In the "German" part, they speak Swiss (German)…
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well, my history teacher said that it is because the countries are usually ruled by men. so men rule women, hence "she"
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No one "discovered" it, archeological studies show humans have been living there for at least 150,000 years.The country itself was founded in 1291, by the people living there.
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The Swiss Alps.
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there are some Zurich city, Benedict university,Genevo, Fifa building, UEFa building... Whole Switzerland IS a historical place. Geneva, the city of the religious reformer Calvin... place where lot of international meetings have place... Palais des Nations, Palais UN... Zurich, industrial big pl…
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I think Southern European/ Caucasian says it nicely. I am Swiss. I have studied the ancestor family pictures I have from Relatives from Switzerland and in Bern, Switzerland the woman have rounder tips to the nose, some women have fatter noses. Most of the women are a bit pudgy, dough faced, plump.Th…
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Answer Usually that should be Geneva, as a seat of the UN. But as capital of a neutral country, Berne, or as a financial fortress, Zurich would be fine, too. Mainly, it's Geneva. In addition, some of the resorts are used for conferences. The really trendy one for think tanks and so on is Davos.
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7,883,674 people live in switzerland.(Nov,26,2008.)
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Switzerland is one of the most prosperous countries in the world!
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The administrative bodies of the International Committee of the Red Cross (and Red Crescent) are located in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Western-style clothing is the norm. However, traditional costumes can still be seen at local festivities and parades. Many display the Swiss art of fine embroidery. Herdsmen in the Gruyère region wear a short blue jacket of cloth or canvas called a bredzon with sleeves gathered at the shoulders. On…
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In medieval times the German emperor fought under the sign of a cross - suggesting a "holy war". The color "red" was used to show his power, deciding between life and death. Christian troops tried to conquer the holy city of Jerusalem from 1000 until around 1300...In 1291 three regions agreed to for…
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Swiss refers to something that is from or characteristic of Switzerland, which is a central European country. Most likely it refers to either a citizen of Switzerland or a product of that country, such as Swiss cheese or Swiss muslin (a fabric).
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the matterhorn is in Switzerland No, in fact it's just on the border-line Switzerland-Italy. Half of the Matterhorn (German), Mont Cervin (french), Monte Cervino (Italian) is Swiss... the other one is Italian (and they call it Monte Cervino ;-)). But the famous part, which is usually shown on phot…
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Switzerland. It is the largest city in Switzerland, located on the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich.
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because Every change in the Swiss constitution has to be voted by the Swiss population. An integration into an supranational union, too. The majority of Swiss people vote against being in the European union because of some disadvantages. One problem is already that EU members have to adopt Europe…
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One answer: People in Switzerland eat many different things than Americans, but they do enjoy some American food like burgers!
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of course if you live in the french part of Switzerland ;-b  If you actually live abroad, simply getting by without learning the local language is downright rude. Unfortunately, people from the English-speaking countries have a certain notoriety for that.
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Switzerland is of a, largely, hilly, rough, mountainous and glacial terrain - partly forested and partly cleared - as well as several large lakes in the more central plateau with much farmland and goatherds. The greater hillier regions are characterized by rivers and lush, green growth. More specif…
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Answer Switzerland is a multi-ethnic country with the three main groups being German, French and Italian. Moreover, each group is strongest in a particular region of the country, so their cuisines are more directly related to the foods and flavors of the adjoining regions of those larger countrie…
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They are in Europe and they are not touching any oceans
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you call them 'Swiss'
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It borders: Germany Austria Liechtenstein France and Italy.
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K2 is the second highest 'separarte mountain' in the world. The second highest mountain peak is the south summit of Mount Everest, at 8750 metres, which beats K2 by almost 140m.
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Switzerland is located in Europe. It is east of France, south of Germany, west of Austria and Liechtenstein and north of Italy.
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Switzerland has a president. There is a different president each year, starting on 1st January. The president for 2012 is Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf. Previous presidents were: 2011 - Micheline Calmy-Rey, 2010 - Doris Leuthard, 2009 - Hans-Rudolf Merz, 2008 - Pascal Couchepin. The official title is "P…
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Swizerland is famous for chocolateSwitzerland, located in central Europe is known as the land of the Alps. The Rhine is the principal inland waterway. Switzerland is a federal republic. Switzerland was called Helvetia in ancient times.
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Roman Catholic 41.8%, Protestant 35.3%, Muslim 4.3%, Orthodox 1.8%, other Christian 0.4%, other 1%, unspecified 4.3%, none 11.1% (2000 census)
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There is a different president each year, starting on 1st January. The president for 2014 is Didier Burkhalter. Previous presidents were: 2013 - Ueli Maurer, 2012 - Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, 2011 - Micheline Calmy-Rey, 2010 - Doris Leuthard, 2009 - Hans-Rudolf Merz, 2008 - Pascal Couchepin. The offi…
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The country code for calling Switzerland is +41. You must omit the trunk prefix 0 from the beginning of the Swiss number when dialing internationally. (The plus sign means "insert your international access prefix here." From a GSM mobile phone, you can enter the number in full international format…
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The international dialling prefix for Switzerland is +41. Then dial the Swiss number, omitting the initial '0'. The '+' represents whatever code you need in your country to get an international connection. In most of Europe it is '00'. Thus to dial 044 765 43 21 from the UK, you need to dial: 00 …
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Europe is a large peninsula on the western end of the Eurasian continent
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According to UN estimates, the population of Switzerland was estimated at 8,413,680 as of 4th December 2016.
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Financial services (Credit Suisse, UBS, Pictet, etc.) Pharmaceuticals, Biotech (Novartis, Roche, Merck-Serono, Actelion, etc) Insurance, re-insurance High precision engineering and manufacturing Watchmaking Luxury retail Hospitality
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Stock Ticker TIF The ticker symbol for Tiffany and Co. is TIF and it is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
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The border between Italy and Switzerland are:The AlpsLake of LuganoLago Maggiore Borders don't have names!
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No, it is not even close to the equater
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On a job interview for Jet Airways, one may be asked the reason why one wants to join the company. This should be answered honestly by stating that the company offers fair wages, established, reputable, and that one would like to grow with the company.
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Switzerland is a country. It does not have a mayor. Switzerland has a president. There is a different president each year, starting on 1st January. The president for 2012 is Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf. Previous presidents were: 2011 - Micheline Calmy-Rey, 2010 - Doris Leuthard, 2009 - Hans-Rudolf Mer…
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Switzerland was established in 1291 with the signing of the Federal Charter (Letter of Alliance) between the forest states of Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden.
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There are three main economic resources of Switzerland. These include agriculture, industry, as well as services. Because Switzerland has very few natural resources, they must rely on products they produce.
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An order for you to get a work permit in the state of Louisiana you have to to High School's office and ask them for one. Either they're going to give you one or tell you where you can get one of them from, or it might just depend on what Parish that you live in. And places just don't let you work t…
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Switzerland does have a President who is considered the leader of Switzerland. Switzerland is a Confederation of the Cantons. Swiss Government consist of seven members who are elected by the United Federal Assembly to the Federal Council; who hold the position in trust for a four year mandate. Among…
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Depends where you are. On the mountain tops there are permanent glaciers. In the valleys it often tops 30°C in summer, but rarely goes below -10°C in winter.
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Laos is much nearer to the Equator.
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The south is the Alps, and is mountainous. The central area, known as the "Mittelland" consists of rolling hills. This is where most people live. The north-west is the Jura hills.
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I live in Lithuania. That's not far from Switzerland. However, it would be hard to answer "How is Christmas celebrated in my native country?" I say thus, because the celebration of the Christmas isn't the traditions of gifts exchange or the alike things, but the act of the personal faith. Though the…
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There is no one Swiss language, there are several language spoken in Switzerland. It would depend on the area of Switzerland you were in.**Actually, there is a Swiss language and I know this because my grandfather immigrated from Switzerland to America and he spoke Swiss. It is a dying language as t…
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Thy're all landlocked countries - none of them touch the sea at any point.they are all landlocked
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Switzerland has four official languages. They are (with percent spoken in parentheses): German (63.7%)French (20.4%)Italian (6.5%) Romansh (0.5%)
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Vaduz is the capital of Liechtenstein (it is too small to be called a "city"). Liechtenstein is located between Austria and Switzerland.
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i have small bobies want marrie me plez iove everyone this is the main thing marrie me
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No one 'rules' Switzerland. Couchepin is on the highest position though.Answer 2Switzerland has a president as head of state. There is a different president each year, starting on 1st January. The president for 2012 is Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf. Previous presidents were: 2011 - Micheline Calmy-Rey, 2…
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There are 4 main languages in Switzerland: German is spoken by about 64% -----Hallo French by 23% ------Bonjour Italian by 8%------Ciao Romansh is spoken by less than 1% -----Ciao/Tgau/Allegra
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Puma, Adidas, and Nike
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8 countries. In a clockwise direction from the north: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany.
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Switzerland is located in the middle of Europe.
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Switzerland: 15'940 square milesMinnesota: 87'014 square milesFive-and-a-half Switzerlands would fit inside Minnesota.
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Laos, it is a tropical country near the equator. Switzerland is a much cooler temperate country further from the equator.
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the highest elevation in Sudan is the Nuba Mountains and the elevation is like 3,000. But I don't know the highest elevation in Switzerland
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In switzerland both German and french is spoken, but i think its german!
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The capital of Italy is Rome (Roma in Italian). The capital of Switzerland is Bern.
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In Switzerland, the Christmas celebration is a lot less 'Santa oriented.' The German and French speaking portions of the country use a baby Jesus, who has a glowing fairy-like appearance as their symbol. Children are told it is the Christ child who brings their Christmas trees and gifts, not Santa. …
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Switzerland have never had a war, they are neutral. Hope this helps, Sid
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