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Switzerland

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Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Swiss franc
Country name: 
Switzerland
Capital: 
Bern (de facto)
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
August 1, 1291
Independent from: 
founding of the Swiss Confederation
Total area: 
41,277
Land area: 
39,997
Water area: 
1,280
Population: 
7,996,026
Population note: 
7,996,026 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
GermanFrenchItalianRomansh
All languages: 
German (official) 63.7%, French (official) 20.4%, Italian (official) 6.5%, Serbo-Croatian 1.5%, Albanian 1.3%, Portuguese 1.2%, Spanish 1.1%, English 1%, Romansch (official) 0.5%, other 2.8% (2000 census) note: German, French, Italian, and Romansch are all national and official languages
Time zone: 
CET (UTC+1) - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+41
Domain: 
.ch