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Switzerland Market Profile

  • Official name: Swiss Confederation (Swiss Confederation The)
  • Capital: Bern
  • National Day: 01/08
  • Area: 41 290 km2
  • Population: 7,655,628 people (estimated to March 7/2012) which accounts for 65% of German, France 18%, Italy 10%, Roman 1%, the remaining 6% of the population belonging to other ethnic groups.
  • Languages: German (63.7%); French (20.4%); Italian (6.5%); other languages (9.4%)
  • Currencies: At the Swiss Franc (CHF)
  • Institutional: Switzerland under the republic with a federal state model. Federal state structure is divided into three levels as follows: federal government (confederation), state government (canton) and communal authorities (commune). Switzerland does not have the Prime Minister and the President is one of the 7 members of the government elected by the National Assembly for a term of 1 alternate years.

Switzerland Map

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