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Facts About Switzerland

Facts About Switzerland

When one thinks about the country of Switzerland the first thing that comes to mind is the tremendous natural beauty that the country possesses. While honeymooners and couples flock to Switzerland, the untouched haunting quality of the country has not been disturbed.

The country is rich in mountains, lakes and valleys. The vistas of the huge mountains and the pristine lakes, the snow tipped Alps and the picturesque villages lend the place a strange charm that one just cannot get enough of.

The defining feature of the country is the presence of the magnificent Alps. A view of the majesty of the Alps is enough to last one a lifetime. The country is a dream destination for tourists from all over the world, and collects a huge amount of revenues from the tourism industry.

The country in itself is very old and has a unique culture that separates it from the rest of the world. Switzerland is famous for a large number of things.

Swiss chocolates are famous all over the world. There are few people who can resist the temptation of Swiss chocolates. Additionally Swiss watches have the reputation of being the best in the world.

Swiss banks are supposed to the most secure banks and one can invest money without facing any risks. Although small in terms of surface area and population, the country is a giant when it comes to accomplishments. The Swiss knife is another very popular creation.

The capital of Switzerland is Bern. The largest city is Zurich. There are a number of languages that are spoken in Switzerland, but the most prominent of them all is German closely followed by Italian. French and the local language Romanish are the other major languages that are spoken.

Though the natural resources of the country are minimal, the country in itself is a very rich one. The living standards are high and the country houses as large as number of millionaires.

The country enjoys a 100% literacy rate and is also famous for the universities and educational centers. The chalets in Switzerland are also famous as they are quaint and exotic. Summer is the best time to pay a visit to this stunning country.

This site covers all areas for travelling in Switzerland. It covers travels to many switzerland cities: Basel, Berne, Geneva, Zerlmat, Interlaken. There is a comprehensive travel information section: Swiss Rail Train Tickets, Switzerland Rail Train Map, Swiss Train Rail Timetable, Information, RailCards and Passes, Air Travel

This page last updated in Feb 2016