Culture of Switzerland
Switzerland lies at the crossroads of several major European cultures. Three of the continent's major languages, German, French and Italian, are national languages of Switzerland, along with Romansh, ...
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Switzerland - A Dream Country
Sail boats roll and excursion steamers leave their wakes on the turquoise waters of Lakes Thun and Brienz. And on the shores, in tributary valleys and on sunny ledges, you'll discover picturesque vil...
Hom Strom: Switzerland's 'Wicker Man' on Ice
Fiery Swiss festival in isolated sun-forsaken mountain valley recalls a mystic pagan past
Alpine culture
The valleys of the Alps have been inhabited since prehistoric times. The Alpine culture, which developed there, centers on transhumance.Currently the Alps are divided among eight states: France, Monac...
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Swiss literature
As there is no dominant national language, the four main languages of French, Italian, German and Romansch form the four branches which make up a literature of Switzerland. The original Swiss Confeder...
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Music of Switzerland
Switzerland has long had a distinct cultural identity, despite its diversity of German, French, Italian, Romansh and other ethnicities. Religious and folk music dominated the country until the 17th c...
Media of Switzerland
With its four national languages, its cultural diversity and economical status, Switzerland has long had one of the best developed and most complete media sectors in Europe.Still, due to its small ter...
Cinema of Switzerland
Cinema of Switzerland refers to the film industry based in Switzerland. As of 2014, The Swissmakers (1978) (Die Schweizermacher) is the highest grossing Swiss movie of all time
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Science and technology in Switzerland
Science and technology in Switzerland play an important role in economy as very few natural resources are available in the country. The Swiss National Science Foundation, mandated by the Federal gover...
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Sport in Switzerland
In Switzerland, most of the people have a regular sport activity and one in four is an active member of a sports club. The most important all-embracing organisations for sports in Switzerland are the ...
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Geography of Switzerland
The geography of Switzerland encompasses the geographical features of Switzerland, a mountainous and landlocked country located in Western and Central Europe. It is surrounded by 5 countries: Austria ...
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Swiss Alps
The Alpine region of Switzerland, conventionally referred to as the Swiss Alps (German: Schweizer Alpen, French: Alpes suisses, Italian: Alpi svizzere, Romansh: Alps svizras), represen...
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Hydrology of Switzerland
Hydrology is the science which studies the water cycle as a whole, hence the water exchanges between soil and atmosphere (precipitation and evaporation) but also between the soil and sub ground (...
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Jura Mountains
The Jura Mountains ([ʒyʁa]) are a sub-alpine mountain range located north of the Western Alps, separating the Rhine and Rhône rivers and forming part of the watershed of each. The range is predominant...
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Historiography of Switzerland
The historiography of Switzerland is the study of the history of Switzerland. Up until the late 20th century, it was largely shaped by the centuries-old traditional account of the founding of the Old ...
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Rugby union in Switzerland
Rugby union in Switzerland is a minor but growing sport.
The Swiss Rugby Federation was founded in 1972, and joined the IRFB in 1988.
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Television in Switzerland
Television in Switzerland was introduced in 1950. People who live in Switzerland and receive television services are required by law to pay a television licence fee, which is used to finance the publi...
List of radio stations in Switzerland

Public: SRF 1, SRF 2, SRF 3, SRF Musikwelle, SRF VirusPrivate: Radio 24, neo1, neo2, Radio Pilatus, Radio Zürisee, Radio ENERGY Zürich, Radio Sunshine, Radio ArgoviaCommunity: Radio 3fach, Radio ...
List of newspapers in Switzerland
Switzerland was ranked seventh for 2008 in the yearly "Worldwide press freedom ranking of countries" published by Reporters Without Borders, tied with Belgium, Latvia, New Zealand, Slovakia and Sweden...
Swiss Mathematical Society
The Swiss Mathematical Society (German: Schweizerische Mathematische Gesellschaft; French: Société Mathématique Suisse), founded in Basel on September 4, 1910, is the national mathematical soc...
Swiss Space Office
Swiss Space Office (SSO) is the national space program of Switzerland. It was roughly the 16th highest funded public space agency with a budget of about 110 million USD in the early 2000s. According t...
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List of universities in Switzerland
This article lists universities in Switzerland. The Swiss law on publicly financed universities, the Swiss University Conference and its accreditation body the CRUS-OAQ recognizes: 12 Swiss universiti...
Demographics of Switzerland
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Switzerland, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliatio...
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Subdivisions of Switzerland
The Swiss Confederation consists of the 26 cantons of Switzerland.Each canton has its individual structure for further subdivisions.
For statistical purposes, Switzerland is subdivided into seven ...
Swiss plateau
The Swiss Plateau or Central Plateau (German: Schweizer Mittelland; French: plateau suisse; Italian: altipiano svizzero) constitutes one of the three major landscapes in Switzerland alongs...
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