Switzerland, a federated country of central Europe. It has borders with France to the west, Italy to the south, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east and Germany to the north.
Geographically the country is divided between the Alpine region of the Swiss Alps in the south, the Swiss Plateau with its rolling hills, plains, and large lakes, and the mountainous Jura in the northwest.
The country is a famous tourist destination for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world-renowned.
According to the World Happiness Report 2015, the Swiss Confederation is officially the happiest nation on Earth.
Switzerland in Brief:
The Swiss Franc (CHF)
German, French, Italian and Romansh