Switzerland: General facts

Political system: federal parliamentary democracyCapital: BernTotal area: 41,285 square kilometresPopulation: 7.9 millionLanguages: German, French, Italian (official) andRumantsch (national)Currency: Swiss franc

Political system: federal parliamentary democracy
Capital: Bern
Total area: 41,285 square kilometres
Population: 7.9 million
Languages: German, French, Italian (official) and
Rumantsch (national)Currency: Swiss franc

Source: Embassy of Switzerland

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