Switzerland Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:Switzerland has a total land area of 39,770 sq km.
Population: Switzerland has an approximate population of 7,554,670 (July 2007). This include 65%25 Germans, 18%25 French, 10%25 Italians, 1%25 Romansh and 6%25 others.
System of government: Switzerland has a federal republic government.
Capital: The capital of Switzerland is Bern and has 127,000 inhabitants.
Religion: Majority of the population is Roman Catholic and Protestants.
Official Language: German, French, Italian and Romansh are the official languages of Switzerland.
Government: Switzerland has a federal republic government.
Climate: Switzerland experiences a temperate climate with rainy, snowy winters and humid summers.
Units of measure and electricity: Switzerland follows the metric system and the official unit of electricity is 230 V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: Switzerland standard time zone is GMT + 1.
Currency: Swiss franc (1 € = 1.65 CHF).
Travel documents required: A tourist visa is required for entering Switzerland.