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Switzerland overview

Switzerland is a country in Europe and his population is 7,581,000 inhabitants over an area of 41,290 km2. Switzerland capital is Berne and his main time zone (in capitale) is Europe/Zurich.

Switzerland iso 3166 codes are CH (alpha-2), CHE (alpha-3) and 756 (numeric). Switzerland FIPS code is SZ. Switzerland currency is Franc and the dialing code is +41.

Switzerland postal format is : 9999 ( NPA).

Administrative divisions in Switzerland : 26 Kantone (Cantons), 147 Bezirke (Districts), 2485 Gemeinden (Municipalities).

Largest cities in Switzerland are : Zürich, Genève, Basel, Bern, Lausanne, Winterthur, Sankt Gallen, Luzern, Zürich (Kreis 11), Biel/Bienne.

Local time :
Local time
Capital :
Berne
Population :
7,581,000
Area :
41,290 km2
Iso code :
CH
dialing code :
41
Currency :
Franc

Largest cities in Switzerland

CountrySwitzerland
ContinentEurope
CapitalBerne
Iso codesCH / CHE / 756
Time zoneEurope/Zurich
Total area41,290 km2
Dialing code+41
CurrencyFranc
Internet tld.ch
Postal format 9999
GDP646 billion dollars
GDP per capita85,239 dollars
Neighbours countriesAustria, Germany, France, Italy, Liechtenstein.

Switzerland administrative levels

Administrative nameAdmin levelTotal
Kantone (Cantons) Level 126
Bezirke (Districts) Level 2147
Gemeinden (Municipalities) Level 32485

Spoken languages in Switzerland

Airports near Berne (Capital of Switzerland)

AirportCityDistance
Bern Belp AirportBern5 km
Grenchen Airport26 km
Payerne Airport42 km
Les Eplatures AirportLa Chaux-de-Fonds52 km
Alpnach Air BaseAlpnach64 km
Emmen Airport67 km
Sion AirportSion82 km
Zürich AirportZurich101 km
Dübendorf Air BaseZurich104 km
Mollis Airport124 km

Switzerland first administrative level


Largest cities in Switzerland

CityPopulationDistance from Berne
Zürich341,73096 km
Genève183,981130 km
Basel164,48869 km
Bern121,6310 km
Lausanne116,75179 km
Winterthur91,908114 km
Sankt Gallen70,572155 km
Luzern57,06666 km
Zürich (Kreis 11)54,26097 km
Biel/Bienne48,61426 km
Zürich (Kreis 3)46,01892 km
Zürich (Kreis 9)44,87892 km
Thun42,13626 km
Köniz37,1964 km
La Chaux-de-Fonds36,82550 km
Zürich (Kreis 10)36,21695 km
Rapperswil34,776109 km
Schaffhausen33,863122 km
Zürich (Kreis 7)33,82098 km
Fribourg32,82728 km
Chur32,429159 km
Neuchâtel31,27040 km
Vernier30,086132 km
Zürich (Kreis 6)29,95197 km
Zürich (Kreis 2)29,21592 km
Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten28,30793 km
Zürich (Kreis 12)28,18999 km
Sitten28,04580 km
Lancy27,291132 km
Zürich (Kreis 4)27,27394 km
Emmen26,88967 km
Lugano26,365156 km
Kriens25,01064 km
Yverdon-les-Bains23,70264 km
Zug23,43585 km
Uster23,279106 km
Le Châtelard23,19270 km
Montreux22,89770 km
Frauenfeld21,979129 km
Zürich (Kreis 3) / Sihlfeld20,97793 km
Dietikon20,89388 km
Baar20,54687 km
Zürich (Kreis 6) / Unterstrass20,04596 km
Riehen20,00072 km
Dübendorf19,882102 km
Meyrin19,772131 km
Carouge19,344132 km
Wettingen18,19188 km
Allschwil18,18967 km
Zürich (Kreis 11) / Oerlikon17,92297 km
Zürich (Kreis 11) / Seebach17,85199 km
Renens17,81180 km
Kreuzlingen17,655153 km
Jona17,655110 km
Onex17,302134 km
Zürich (Kreis 11) / Affoltern17,24196 km
Zürich (Kreis 10) / Höngg17,11794 km
Gossau17,043146 km
Muttenz16,92766 km
Wil16,808134 km
Nyon16,797112 km
Bellinzona16,572147 km
Zürich (Kreis 9) / Albisrieden16,48092 km
Olten16,41157 km
Oberwinterthur (Kreis 2)16,356118 km
Kloten16,289103 km
Pully16,26377 km
Stadt Winterthur (Kreis 1)16,182114 km
Littau16,12163 km
Baden16,11887 km
Zürich (Kreis 2) / Wollishofen16,07393 km
Horgen15,97394 km
Grenchen15,92727 km
Vevey15,81271 km
Sierre15,75273 km
Zürich (Kreis 10) / Wipkingen15,71896 km
Zürich (Kreis 8)15,51996 km
Aarau15,50167 km
Herisau15,438147 km
Seen (Kreis 3)15,434116 km
Adliswil15,23091 km
Steffisburg15,19124 km
Monthey15,10686 km
Zürich (Kreis 3) / Alt-Wiedikon14,93193 km
Pratteln14,87766 km
Solothurn14,85330 km
Burgdorf14,78818 km
Martigny-Ville14,76898 km
Locarno14,509135 km
Freienbach14,302103 km
Langenthal14,18440 km
Schwyz14,17792 km
Binningen14,13067 km
Morges14,11787 km
Wohlen13,87577 km
Cham13,49581 km
Thalwil13,29693 km
Wädenswil13,26998 km
Bülach13,172104 km
Einsiedeln13,148101 km


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