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Outline of Switzerland

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Outline of Switzerland

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Switzerland:

Switzerlandalpine country in Central Europe, located mostly in the Alps. Switzerland is the oldest neutral country in the world; it has not fought a foreign war since its neutrality was established by the Treaty of Paris in 1815. It is not a member of the European Union.[1] Swiss icons include Switzerland's quality of life, its neutrality, the Swiss Alps, watches, yodeling, and chocolate.

General reference

Geography of Switzerland

An enlargeable topographic map of Switzerland
 Italy 740 km
 France 573 km
 Germany 334 km
 Austria 164 km
 Liechtenstein 41 km
  • Coastline: none

Environment of Switzerland

An enlargeable satellite image of Switzerland

Natural geographic features of Switzerland

Regions of Switzerland

Ecoregions of Switzerland

Administrative divisions of Switzerland

Provinces of Switzerland
Districts of Switzerland
Municipalities of Switzerland

Demography of Switzerland

Government and politics of Switzerland

Main article: Government of Switzerland and Politics of Switzerland

Branches of the government of Switzerland

Executive branch of the government of Switzerland

Legislative branch of the government of Switzerland

Judicial branch of the government of Switzerland

Foreign relations of Switzerland

International organization membership

The Swiss Confederation is a member of:[2]

Law and order in Switzerland

Military of Switzerland

Local government in Switzerland

History of Switzerland

Main article: Current events of Switzerland

Culture of Switzerland

Art in Switzerland

Sports in Switzerland

Economy and infrastructure of Switzerland

Education in Switzerland

See also


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External links

  • The Federal Authorities of the Swiss Confederation
  • Presence Switzerland
    • Your Gateway to Switzerland
  • Swiss Statistics, official website of the Swiss Federal Statistical Office.
  • CIA World Factbook - Switzerland
  • Switzerland travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Outline of Switzerland at DMOZ
  • Federal Office of Topography
  • searchable interactive map (
  • Historical Dictionary of Switzerland (German) (French) (Italian)
  • Neue Zürcher Zeitung (German), a Swiss daily newspaper
  • Le Temps (French), a Swiss daily newspaper
  • Corriere Del Ticino (Italian), a Swiss daily newspaper
  •, Swiss News - Worldwide
  • The Swiss School System
  • Universities in Switzerland
Science, Research and Technology
  • The Swiss Portal for Research and Innovation
  • State Secretariat for Education and Research, SER
  • The Swiss National Science Foundation
  • CTI, Commission for Technology and Innovation
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