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Switzerland
   has this flag:   

Switzerland
   has the capital   
Bern
Berchtold V, Duke of Zähringen, chose the strategically ideal spot to found a new city in 1191. Bern’s coat of arms, sporting a bear, first appeared in 1224, and to this day bears remain indelibly associated with the city. In 1339, at the battle of Laupen, Bern defeated the united nobility of Burgundy, and asserted its newfound independence by joining the Swiss Confederation in 1353.
Switzerland
   has the national flower   
The Edelweiss
French
   is an official language of   
Switzerland
German
   is an official language of   
Switzerland
Switzerland
   has the anthem   
Swiss Psalm
Schweizerpsalm, cantique suisse, salmo svizzero
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum
   is situated in   
Geneva, Switzerland
Devoted to the work of Henry Dunant
Engstligenfall
   is situated in   
Switzerland
Total height is 1640 ft. The tallest drop is 984 ft.
Suiza
   is translated as   
Switzerland
Lucerne Festival
   is held in   
Switzerland
One of Europe's oldest music festivals; begun by Toscanini in 1938
Montreux Jazz Festival
   is held in   
Switzerland
16-days of blues, reggae, funk, soul, rap, rock and pop, as well as jazz
Switzerland
   is situated in   
Europe
Heliswiss
   is based in   
Switzerland
Col De La Croix
   is situated in   
Switzerland
789m
Switzerland
   has the National Plant   
Edelweiss
Switzerland
   lies to the north of   
Italy
Alphorn
   is associated with   
Switzerland
Wind instrument
Switzerland
   is the site of   
Old City of Berne
Switzerland
   is the site of   
Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn
Switzerland
   is the site of   
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
Germany
   is the location of   
Saxon Switzerland National Park
Switzerland
   is the location of   
Swiss National Park
Jean Henri Dunant
   was born in   
Geneva, Switzerland
1828-1910. Banker, was the founder of the International Red Cross. Died in a hospice
Le Corbusier
   was born in   
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
1887-1965. Often considered the most important architect of the 1900’s
Switzerland
   calls its legislative assembly   
Bundesversammlung
Zurich (Zurigo)
   is located in   
Switzerland
Blauburgunder, Riesling-Sylvaner
Geneva (Ginevra)
   is located in   
Switzerland
Chasselas
Switzerland
   is the site of   
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
Added 2008
Swiss International Air Lines
   is based in   
Switzerland
National carrier.
Lindt & Sprüngli
   is located in   
Switzerland
Lindt, Lindor Sprüngli developed conching.
Teuscher
   is located in   
Switzerland
The Matterhorn
   is in   
Switzerland
Switzerland / Italy
Germany
   lies to the north of   
Switzerland
Switzerland/Austria
Rhine
   River runs through   
Switzerland
1,320 km. Germany / France / Switzerland / Netherlands / Austria / Belgium / Luxembourg/ Liechtenstein / Italy
Gotthard Rail Tunnel
   is located in   
Switzerland
15 km
Lötschberg Base Tunnel
   is located in   
Switzerland
34.5 km
St. Gotthard Tunnel
   is located in   
Switzerland
16.9 km
Grand St. Bernard Tunnel
   is located in   
Switzerland
5.8 km. Italy/Switzerland
Grächwil Hydra
   was made in   
Switzerland
Bronze, c. 570 BC: Bernisches Historisches Museum, Bern
Göscheneralp
   Dam is located in   
Switzerland
155 m high. 540 m long. Göschenerreuss River
Luzzone
   Dam is located in   
Switzerland
225 m high. 600 m long. Brenno di Luzzone River
Tseuzier
   Dam is located in   
Switzerland
156 m high. 156 m long. Lienne River
Switzerland
   has the time zone   
UTC+1
Central European Time (CET)
Air Force of Switzerland
   is   

Switzerland
   has this coat of arms   

Bern Munster
   is located in   
Switzerland
The first church on this site was probably a small chapel, built around the time Bern was founded (1191). Its existence is first recorded in 1224. On March 11, 1421, master builder Matthäus Ensinger began construction on a monumental new cathedral to take its place
Switzerland
   is   

Fondue
   comes from   
Switzerland
Also: Rosti






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