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Land-locked Switzerland is bordered by France to the west, Germany to the north, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east, and Italy to the south. 7000 lakes fill basins below the rugged, snow-capped mountains. The 11 regions below comprise 26 official Swiss cantons.

Regions & Cantons of Switzerland + Liechtenstein

Lake Geneva

Genève, Vaud

Jura

Neuchâtel, Jura

Bernese-Fribourg

Bern (Bernese Oberland, Mittelland and Jura), Fribourg

Basel & Aargau

Basel-Landschaft, Solothurn, Aargau

Central Switzerland

Lucerne, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Uri, Glarus, Schwyz, Zug

Zürich

Zürich

Northeast Switzerland

Schaffhausen, Thurgau, Sankt Gallen, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden

Graubünden

Ticino

Valais

LIECHTENSTEIN

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German + French

official language

Swiss Franc CHF

currency

26

official cantons

Bern

de facto capital

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