GK MCQs About Switzerland

Switzerland Capital is Bern and its largest city is Zurich

Its Area is Total     41,285 km2

Population is 8,000,000 according to current estimate

Currency is Swiss franc (CHF)

Its Official languages are German, French, Italian, Romansh

Its Legislature is called Federal Assembly and its Upper house is knowln as Council of States while its Lower house is known as National Council

Switzerland is a federal republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities.

The country is situated in western Europe

Boundaries....Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east.

Switzerland is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura

The Swiss Confederation has a long history of armed neutrality

It has not been in a state of war internationally since 1815—and did not join the United Nations until 2002.

Switzerland is also the birthplace of the Red Cross

Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world

Zurich and Geneva have respectively been ranked as the cities with the second and eighth highest quality of life in the world

Switzerland comprises three main linguistic and cultural regions: German, French, and Italian,

The establishment of the Swiss Confederation is traditionally dated to 1 August 1291

The Swiss Confederation consists of 26 cantons