Total Population (million): 7.550077
Annual growth rate: 0.05907631%
Urban population: 75.56%
Official Language: German
Other languages spoken: In Switzerland, the languages used are
German (63.7 %), French (19.2 %) and Italian (7.6 %). Other foreign
languages are spoken by 8.9 % of the population. It is important to
note that German is not necessarily the only language spoken in the
German-speaking part of Switzerland. Indeed, there are many regional
Business language: English, German, French and Italian.
Religion: Catholics 46.4%, Protestants 39.8%, Orthodox 0.9%, Jews
0.4%, Others 12.5%.
Area: 41280 kmÂ²
Type of State: Federal republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Confederation of 26 cantons (states/provinces) which enjoy fair
amount of decentralisation.
Type of economy: High-income economy, OECD member
Offshore financial services dominate the economy.
To call from Switzerland, dial 00
To call in Switzerland, dial 41
Internet suffix: .ch
Access to electricity: n.c.