Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It has borders with France to the west, Italy to the south, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east and Germany to the north.

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Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland, with a population of some 400,000 in the city proper and 1.2 million in the agglomeration area.

One of Switzerland's underrated tourist destinations, Basel has a beautiful medieval old town center, a fascinating Carnival, and several world class art museums built by architects like Renzo Piano, Mario Botta and Herzog & De Meuron.

Geneva, Switzerland's second-most populous city and the largest French-speaking city in Switzerland, is one of the world's major centers of international diplomacy, having served as the site of the initial headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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Lake Geneva, known in French as Lac Léman, is one of the largest lakes in western Europe.

Basel and Aargau are regions in Switzerland. Dornach - Goetheanum - Center of Antroposphische Gesellschaft by Rudolf Steiner Augusta Raurica - an Ancient Roman town - Museum and Archeological Site.

Graubünden is a region in Switzerland. The capital is Chur. Graubünden is a mountainous canton, from maps one can see that it is dominated by the Engadin and Rhein valleys.

Zurich is a region in Switzerland. Zurich Hauptbahnhof is an international train station with trains arriving from France, Italy, Austria, Germany, and beyond.

The southern end of canton Berne includes some of the tallest and most famous peaks in Switzerland including the Jungfrau and the Eiger.

The Valais is exactly that: a long, narrow, L-shaped valley which was cut by glaciers between two alpine mountain ranges.

The central, flatter part of the canton of Berne is marketed as the Swiss Mittelland by the Swiss tourism office.

Northeastern Switzerland is a region in Switzerland.

The five cantons of Uri, Schwyz, Nidwalden, Obwalden and Lucerne surrounding the Viervaldstattersee are the original birthplace of the Swiss Confederation and the origin of the legend of William Tell.

Ticino is an Italian-speaking region in Switzerland. It is in the south of the country bordering Valais, Uri, Graubunden and the north of Italy.

The Jura mountains cut through five Swiss cantons: Vaud, Neuchatel, Fribourg, Bern, and Jura.

Swiss Alps is a region in Switzerland. Switzerland is very unusual because it has four official languages: German, French, Italian, and Romansch.

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