Facts Switzerland


Total Area:

41,290 sq km


Population: 7,523,934



1 August 1291 founding of the Swiss Confederation


"Ethnic groups": German 65%, French 18%, Italian 10%, Romansch 1%, other 6%


Total fertility rate: 1.43 children born/woman


Net Migration rate: 3.12 migrants/1,000 population


click here for more facts (July 2006 est.)

Photos Switzerland

Photos of our ride through Switzerland can be viewed here