Flag of Switzerland

Flag of Switzerland

Switzerland, officially known as the Swiss Confederation, is a country located in Western Europe. It shares borders with Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Italy, and France. The official languages are German, French, Italian, and Romansh. The unofficial capital is Bern and the largest city is Zurich.

The Swiss flag was adopted in 1841. The flag is a square design with a white cross known as the Swiss or Federal Cross in the center of a red background.

Capital CityArea (World Ranking)2023 Population (World Ranking)CurrencyFlag Ratio (Decimal)Adopted
Bern41,285 km² / 15,940 mi²
Swiss franc
1:1 (1.0)1841

The national anthem of Switzerland is “Schweizer Psalm” (Swiss Psalm) (Schweizerhymne in German) (Canticu svizzer in Romansh) (Hymne suisse in French).

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