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Switzerland (Swiss Confederation) is a federal state in Central Europe.

Switzerland measures 220 kilometers (137 miles) from north to south; this takes four hours to travel by train and three hours by car. It's 350 km (217 miles) from east to west. Over 60% of the country is mountainous and a quarter of it is covered with forests.

Switzerland has a population approximately 7.3 million. Switzerland's capital city is Berne, with population of 130,000. 74% of country's citizens are German, 20% French, 4% Italian & 1% Romansch.All the four languages - German, French, Italian and Rhaeto-Rumantsch - have the status of national languages, the first three are official languages.

German is by far the most widely spoken language in Switzerland: 17 of the 26 cantons are monolingual in German.

French is spoken in the western part of the country, in the cantons of Geneva, Jura, Neuchatel and Vaud.

49% are Roman Catholics and 48% are Protestants.

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