SWITZERLAND - The Confederation of Switzerland (Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Svizra) or Confoederatio Helvetica in Latin, is a federal State containing 26 canton in Central Europe bordered by Germany, France, Italy, Liechtenstein and Austria. Switzerland is a country that most of its territory consists of the Alps. Switzerland is known as the neutral country but still has a strong international cooperation.

Switzerland is divided into 26 cantons, six of whom are sometimes regarded as "half-cantons" because of the separation of the three cantons, and the impact there was only one representative in the Council of State. It is the capital of Bern. Other important cities were Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland (who was crowned as the city that has the best quality of life in the world in 2006 [6] and 2007.), and Geneva, which became the location of the various international bodies such as the UN, the WHO, the ILO, and UNHCR.

Switzerland borders Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein small kingdoms. Community Switzerland spoke many languages, and there are four official languages, the language of Germany, France, Italy and Romansh languages that are less popular.

Switzerland is rich with history as a country that is neutral regardless of wartime or peaceful (and never get involved in a war against a foreign Government since 1815). Therefore, Switzerland made a host of various international organizations such as the United Nations, though its headquarters there in New York City, but many established offices in Switzerland.

The Latin name of Switzerland, Confoederatio Helvetica which means Confederation of Helvetika, was selected to avoid the election of one of the four official languages of Switzerland (Germany, France, Italy, and Romansh). The TLD country, .ch, is also taken from this name. Of the twenty-sixth canton, 17-speaking Switzerland – Germany, Switzerland 4-Romande/France, 1 Italy, 1 bilingual (Germany-France) and trilingual (Italy-France-Romansh).

Mentions that is often used to refer to in Switzerland in French (Confédération suisse), Italy (Confederazione Svizzera) and language Romansh (svizra Confederaziun) translated as "the Confederation of Switzerland"). Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft is a German language term found in official documents. His Latin name Confœderatio Helvetica "" (Confederate Helvwtia) and his country's TLD "ch" to the internet, and the license plate of the car are related to ancient Celtic tribes, the Helvetii ever occupy the Alps. Switzerland 1 August 1291 marking the day of its independence; According to the history of this country that originally was a joint State, later to become the Fellowship since 1848. August 1, was made public in which the leave bank, and a post office as well as the public administration offices are closed.

The system of Government is very good, really reflect, and absorb a diversity of its population. As a federal country, democracy is "direct", but is represented by the Federal Assembly. This Parliament chose seven men to be "Government". The seven were on a Minister, the head of the Department, and one of them became President for a year in turns.

cool place if you're in Switzerland:

  • Lake Janewa

Lake Geneva is one of the most beautiful lakes in dinua and the largest in Europe. The vast lake is about 600 sq km with 60% of the area was in Switzerland and the rest in France. If in view of the high altitude, the Lake looks like a Crescent Moon. This is a beautiful place to visit in Switzerland. Here is often done olehraga yacht. If you visit at Lake Janewa, then the best thing to do is hire a private boat and enjoy the beautiful Lake suasanya cooling.

  • The Town Of Zermatt

If you love the sport of skiing, then the best place that you must visit when travelling to Switzerland is the town of Zermatt. The town of Zermatt at the foot of the Alps Switzerland which is very famous for its ski-serost. Here you can go skiing with your family and your friends. But if you're not interested in skiing, you can also just play snow or enjoy the suasanya city in the Valley of the mountains. In addition, there are also plenty of restaurants here and the marketplace to shop till you drop.

  • Switzerland National Park

Switzerland National Park is the oldest venue in the Alps which was founded in 1914. Its area is vast reaching half of the territory of Switzerland. This place is one of the tourist attractions in Switzerland which is fabulous and is the best place to enjoy the view of the Alps. Here, you can also see some animals such as Eagles, elks and marmot. This is a garden that is well worth for your visit, however, visitors are not allowed to set up tents and stay overnight in the Park.
  • Zurich

The city of Zurich is located along Lake Zurich is also the most visited place in Switzerland. The hills, a quiet and peaceful forest, as well as the beautiful village in the city of Zurich, offers its own beauty for tourists. Here you can see the Gothic Tower which you normally find in a story book, ancient churches and historic charm of the city of Zurich, which tells about the many myths and mysteries of Zurich, makes the city quite sought after by visitors from different parts of the world.

  • Jet D'eau, Geneva

Geneva Jet D'eau fountain is one of the world's highest water projecting to as high as 140 meters. And fountains created in 1891 is regarded as a symbol of the city of Geneva so as to not complete your travel to Switzerland if it did not pay a visit to this place.
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