Languages: German, French, Italian, and Romansh
Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF)
Government: Democratic Federal Republic | Federal Palace of Switzerland (Swiss Parliament Building)
Capital: Bern, Switzerland | Switzerland does not have a Capital city but the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities.
Economy: Foreign Inverstments
Population: 8.081 million (2013)
Exports: Textile machines, Jewellery, Electricity, Agro chemical products, and Tobacco products
Imports: Footwear, Cars, Wines, Electric current, and Petroleum gases and etc.
Culture: Swiss Culture | Traditional and Contemporary dress
German: Hallo - Hello | French: Bonjour - Hello | Italian: Ciao - Hello | Romansh: Engraziel - Thanks
Art work: Arnold Böcklin (1827-1901) Arnold Böcklin was born in Basel, though he travelled extensively. A symbolist painter influenced by northern Romanticism and mythological themes of the Pre-Raphaelites, his painting ‘The Isle of the Dead’ inspired writers, artists and composers for decades after its multiple conceptions in 1880-1886 with its dream-like yet foreboding atmosphere.
Architecture: Geneva's Cathedral, Romanesque tower (right), Gothic hall (center), Neo-Classical façade (left)
Transportation: Swiss International Airlines
Food: Rösti with a parsley garnish - Many Swiss people consider rösti to be a national dish. Rather than considering it a complete breakfast.
Problem: The environmental problems faced by Switzerland stem largely from human impacts due to population growth, consumption of fossil fuels, urbanization, and the steady rise of tourism.