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Switzerland country is a Brand
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Important
Country
Government
Rivers
Celebrities
Tourism
Social issues
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Separate coverage
Corporates
NGOs
Funding Agencies
Media
Country capital
National Capital
Bern
National Population
8,654,622
Latest population
Independence Day
August 1
National Helplines
Police 117 / 112
Ambulance 144 / 112
Fire 118 / 112
Poison control 145
Traffic police 140
Psychological support 143
Psychological support for teens and children 147
Rega air rescue 1414 or by radio on 161.300 MHz
Air Glaciers air-rescue (Valais only) 1415
Emergency - 112
Assistance for disabled persons - 1145
Child help-line - 116111 / 147
Hotline for missing children - 116000
Rescue by helicopter - 1414 / 1415
Help line for intoxication - 145
Dargebotene Hand - 143

Emergency numbers
Ambulance: 144
Fire: 118
Police: 117

National Animal
NA
National Bird
NA
National Flower
Edelweiss (Leontopodium Alpinum)
National Fruit
NA
National Language
German (or Swiss German) 62.8%
National Currency
Swiss Franc
CHF
Botanical Gardens
Zoos
 

Flag Description
red square with a bold, equilateral white cross in the center that does not extend to the edges of the flag; various medieval legends purport to describe the origin of the flag; a white cross used as identification for troops of the Swiss Confederation is first attested at the Battle of Laupen (1339)

National anthem
"Schweizerpsalm"
 
This country is different : You must know it
Switzerland & Vatican City are the only 2 countries which have square national flags
One of the world’s great exporters of chocolate.
The Swiss eat more chocolate than any other nation in the world.
One Swiss jeweler made a ring entirely out of diamond that sold for US $68 million.
Switzerland has more than 1,500 lakes, and one is never more than 10 miles (16 km) from a lake within the country’s borders.
One of the highest rates of gun ownership.
One of the lowest crime rates of all industrialized countries.
Banking is seen as emblematic of Switzerland, along with the Swiss Alps, Swiss chocolate, watchmaking and mountaineering