Europe > Western Europe > Switzerland


Capital: Bern ; GDP growth (annual %) 2016 : 1.3%
Key Facts

Full name: Swiss Confederation
Population: 7.7 million (UN, 2011)
Area: 41,284 sq km (15,940 sq miles)
Major languages: German, French, Italian, Romansch
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 80 years (men), 85 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Swiss Franc = 100 Rappen
Main exports: Machinery and electronics, chemicals, precision instruments, watches
GNI per capita: US $76,380 (World Bank, 2011)
Internet domain: .ch
International dialling code: +41


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