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Switzerland - CH / CHE

Name Switzerland (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes CH / CHE
Continent Europe
Continent code EU
Capital -
Area 39516
DD coordinates 46.813187 / 8.224210
DMS coordinates 46°48'47.47" N / 8°13'27.16" E
UTM coordinates 32T 440814.97041961 5184696.791756
Total cities 8813
Flag of Switzerland

Switzerland location on map

Information about Switzerland

Switzerland is a part of the Europe continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Switzerland, is CH.

It's territory covers an area of 39516 square kilometers. On nationwide level, French, German, Italian, Romansh is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Swiss. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 71557 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 5690 km. Switzerland merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 1292 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 41 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use CHF, CHE, CHW as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services.

More facts

Official languages French, German, Italian, Romansh
Nationalities Swiss
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .ch
Phone codes 41
Currencies CHF, CHE, CHW
Life expectancy males Ø 81,9 years
Life expectancy females Ø 85,7 years
Birthrate 10,0 ‰
Deathrate 7,8 ‰
Males/Females 49,6%/50,4%

Where to fly from Switzerland

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Zurich (CH) - New York (US) ZRH JFK LX 14 0 0 530 1 412,00$
Zurich (CH) - London (GB) ZRH LHR 2L 324 0 0 110 442,00$
Zurich (CH) - Amsterdam (NL) ZRH AMS KL 1964 0 0 95 181,00$
Geneva (CH) - Paris (FR) GVA ORY U2 1389 0 0 70 123,00$
Zurich (CH) - Paris (FR) ZRH CDG AF 1815 0 0 80 359,00$
Zurich (CH) - Rome (IT) ZRH FCO AZ 573 0 0 90 130,00$
Geneva (CH) - Vienna (AT) GVA VIE OS 3562 0 0 95 345,00$
Zurich (CH) - Vienna (AT) ZRH VIE OS 552 0 0 80 399,00$
Zurich (CH) - Brussels (BE) ZRH BRU LX 788 0 0 75 619,00$
Geneva (CH) - Dusseldorf (DE) GVA DUS BT 9749 0 0 80 378,00$
Updated 05.10.2022

CH economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 458,92 bn $
Importations 375,29 bn $
Tourism receipts 21,26 bn $
Unemployment rate 4,9%
Inflation rate 0,36%
Corruption index 85 (good)
Energy consumption 58,5 bn kWh

CH land use

19% Urban areas 7898 km²
38% Agricultural areas 15765 km²
32% Forest 13101 km²
0% Water areas 1774 km²
11% Others 4526 km²

CH transport

Roadways 71557 km
Railways 5690 km
Waterways 1292 km
Commercial harbors 32
Airports 61

Switzerland cities by first letter

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From Switzerland to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 11854 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 7256 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 10878 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 12178 km
ECU Flag of Ecuador Ecuador South America Quito 9876 km
MAC Flag of Macao Macao Asia - 9322 km
PAN Flag of Panama Panama North America Panama City 9199 km
PRY Flag of Paraguay Paraguay South America Asuncion 10271 km
SSD Flag of South Sudan South Sudan Africa Juba 4788 km
TKM Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Asia Ashgabat 4196 km

There are many ways to find how far is Switzerland (CH) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Switzerland to Haversine
North pole 4802 km 2984 mil
Equator 5267 km 3273 mil
South pole 15213 km 9453 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Switzerland and New Zealand is 18723 kilometers or 11634 miles.
The most smallest distances between Switzerland and Liechtenstein is 108 kilometers or 67 miles.
We found information about 8813 cities.
The area of Switzerland (CH) is 39516 square kilometers.
Yes, Switzerland is part of the continent of Europe.
Official name of CH is The Swiss Confederation.
Switzerland has approximately 61 airports.