Population: 8 million
Official Languages: French, German, Italian and Romansh
Currency: Swiss Franc
Motto: Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno (One for all, all for one)
National Anthem: Swiss psalm
Switzerland is a landlocked country in Western Europe, it shares a land border with Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Italy and France.
Some of the most popular sports in Switzerland are skiing, snowboarding and mountaineering.
There are more than 1500 lakes in Switzerland containing around 6% of Europe’s fresh water stocks. The largest of these lakes are Lake Geneva, Lake Constance and Lake Maggiore.
Switzerland is very famous for its chocolate, cheese, banking system and watches.
With a high quality of life, the Swiss cities of Zürich, Geneva and Bern regularly rank in the top 10 most livable cities in the world.
More obscurely, did you know...
Swiss army knives are red so they can be seen in the snow!
There are over 40 shipwrecks in Lake Geneva!
Switzerland has the highest consumption of soft drinks in the world!