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A landlocked country in Western Europe. Switzerland's biggest and most important cities are Zurich, Berne, Geneva and Basel.

Swiss flag, from Switzerland

Switzerland is a country in , sharing borders with , , , and . The country is located between the Jura and the mountains and have a good diversity of landscapes: plateau, low mountains (Jura) and high mountains (Alps).

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 (~63%), French is spoken in the West (~23%), Italian in the South (~8%), and Romansh in the South-East (~0.5%). The capital city is Bern; the largest cities are Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne.

The currency is the Swiss Franc.

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