Face Sheet

  • CAPITAL: Bern

  • LARGEST CITY: Zurich

  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: German, French, Italian and Romansh

  • GOVERNMENT: Federal semi direct democracy

  • CALLING CODE: +41

  • TIME ZONE: UTC+1 (CET)

  • SUMMER: UTC+2 (CEST)

  • TOTAL AREA: 41,285 km2

  • POPULATION: $584 billion

  • GDP(NOMINAL): $86,673 (PER CAPITA)

  • CURRENCY: Swiss franc (CHF)

  • DATE FORMAT: dd/mm/yyyy