Switzerland is bordered to the west by France, to the north by Germany, to the east by Austria and Liechtenstein, and to the south by Italy. Switzerland is a landlocked country of towering mountains, deep Alpine lakes, verdant valleys scattered with neat farms and small villages, and flourishing cities that blend the old and the new, Switzerland is the sequence of the various physical and cultural geography of western Europe, famed for both its natural beauty and its way of life. Aspects of both have become adage for the country, whose very name entreat images of the glacier-carved Alps beloved by writers, artists, photographers, and outdoor sports fanatic from around the world.
Switzerland has long been a model multiethnic, multilingual society, a place in which diverse peoples can live in social harmony and unite in common interests.
Area: 41,285 km^2
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