Switzerland

Fast Facts

Head of State: President Didier BURKHALTER (since 1 January 2014)
Head of Government: President Didier BURKHALTER (since 1 January 2014)
Population: 7,623,438 (July 2010 est.)
National Holiday: Anniversary of the Founding of the Swiss Confederation, 1 August (1291)
Capital: Bern
Area: 41,290 sq km (B.C.= 947,800 sq km)