Switzerland is a country in europe, sharing borders with germany, austria, liechtenstein and italy. The country is mostly located in the alps mountains. Switzerland (officially the Swiss Confederation, Confederatio Helvetica) is a federal republic consisting of 26 cantons. Switzerland is part of the is part of the Schengen area but is not a member of the European Union.
Switzerland has four official languages: German is the most spoken language, French is spoken in the West, Italian in the South, and Romansh in the South-East. The capital city is Bern; the largest cities are Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne. The currency is the Swiss Franc.