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Confœderatio Helvetica
Confédération suisse
Confederazione Svizzera
Confederaziun svizra
Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft
Swiss Confederation
Flag of Switzerland Coat of arms of Switzerland
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Latin: Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno (traditional)[1]
(English: "One for all, all for one")
Anthem: Swiss Psalm
Location of Switzerland
Capital Bern (federal capital)
46°57′N 7°27′E
Largest city Zürich
Official language(s) German, French, Italian, Romansh[2]
Government Direct democracy, Federal republic
- Federal Council Moritz Leuenberger (Pres. 06)
Pascal Couchepin
Joseph Deiss
Samuel Schmid
Micheline Calmy-Rey (VP 06)
Christoph Blocher
Hans-Rudolf Merz
Independence Federal Charter
- Declared August 1, 1291
- Recognised October 24, 1648
- Federal state 1848
Area
- Total 41,285 km² (132nd)
15,940 sq mi
- Water (%) 4.2
Population
- July 2005 est. 7,252,000 (95th)
- 2000 census 7,288,010
- Density 182/km² (44th)
472/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $264.1 billion (39th)
- Per capita $35,300 (10th)
HDI (2003) 0.947 (7th) – high
Currency Swiss franc (CHF)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .ch
Calling code +41
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