Entry 1: Switzerland General

Entry 1: Switzerland General

Swiss Comparison

Total Area: 
41,277 sq km

Land Area:
39, 997 sq km

Water Area:
1, 280 sq km

Swiss Location Map

Boarders:  Austria, France, Italy, Liechtenstein, and Germany border Switzerland. The land boundaries are 1,852 km long.

Terrain: Switzerland is mostly mountains with a central plateau. It also has rolling hills and plains.

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Climate: Switzerland has cold, snowy/ rainy winters. The summers are based on elevation but for the most part hot and humid.

Elevation: The lowest point of elevation is Lake Maggiore at 195 m. The highest point of elevation is Dufourspitze at 4,634 m.

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