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land and people of Switzerland.

Lillian J. Bragdon

land and people of Switzerland.

by Lillian J. Bragdon

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland.
    • Subjects:
    • Switzerland.

    • Edition Notes

      Previous editions published under title: The land of William Tell.

      SeriesPortraits of the nations series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDQ24 .B7 1961
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p.
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5820066M
      LC Control Number61006062
      OCLC/WorldCa1335083

      Switzerland, officially called the Swiss Confederation, is a small country in Central Europe made up of 16, square miles of glacier-carved Alps, lakes and valleys. While Northern Italy (Milan) is known for its fabulous fashion scene, Southern Italy (Naples) will feed the crowds with an authentic pizza Margherita. Central Italy is where you will find Rome, the capital city, and the Colosseum or St. Peter's Basilica. Switzerland's capital, Bern, features magnificent heritage sites like the Zytglogge clock tower.. Geneva's picturesque views of the lake and.

        Switzerland was originally inhabited by the Helvetians and the area that makes up today's country, which became part of the Roman Empire in the first century BCE. When the Roman Empire began to decline, Switzerland was invaded by several German tribes. In , Switzerland became a part of Charlemagne's Empire. There are about million people in Switzerland. About 64% of the people speak Swiss German (German Alemannic) as their first language, in northern and central Switzerland. 19% of the people speak French as their first language, mainly in the west of Switzerland. 8% of the people speak Italian, in the south of Switzerland.

        Switzerland has one of the lowest crime rates of industrialized countries despite liberal Swiss gun laws – in there were only gun murders per , people in Switzerland (around 40 per year), compared to five gun murders per , people recorded in the US in . Explore Switzerland holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Look beyond the chocolate, cuckoo clocks and yodelling – contemporary Switzerland, land of four languages, is all about once-in-a-lifetime journeys, heart-racing Alpine pursuits and urban culture.


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