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According to wholevehicles, Switzerland is located in the heart of Europe, and is bordered by France to the west, Italy to the south, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east, and Germany to the north. The country has a total area of 41,285 sq km (15,940 sq mi). The terrain is mostly mountainous with the Alps dominating most of Switzerland’s landscape. It has over 1,500 lakes and numerous rivers. The highest peak in Switzerland is Dufourspitze at 4,634 meters (15,203 feet) which is located in Monte Rosa Massif. Other important peaks are Dom (4,545 meters / 14,911 feet), Matterhorn (4,478 meters / 14,692 feet) and Weisshorn (4,505 meters / 14.783 feet). All these peaks are part of the Swiss Alps mountain range which covers about 60% of Switzerland’s total land area. Switzerland also has deep valleys such as Lauterbrunnen Valley and Grindelwald Valley as well as numerous glaciers including Aletsch Glacier which has a length of 23 km (14 mi). In addition to its alpine scenery Switzerland also has picturesque rolling hills with lush green meadows dotted with cows grazing in summertime. Its many rivers provide great opportunities for boating and fishing while its lakes are perfect for swimming or taking a leisurely stroll around their banks. See bridgat for weather information in Switzerland.

Switzerland Economic Conditions

Switzerland Population and Economic Conditions

Population. – Advancing at an accelerated pace compared to previous decades, the Swiss population (1993) totals 6,908,000 residents, compared to 6,365,960 registered in 1980 and 6,297,600 in 1970, with an annual growth rate of...