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1946-JAN-29


SWISS Confederation [Helvetic Confederation]
(Berne lq + Lausanne j)

SWISS Confederation
[Helvetic Confederation]

Flag or Logo since 1900-01-01
SCHWEIZERISCHE Eidgenossenschaft (de) + Confédération SUISSE (fr) + Confederazione SVIZZERA (it) + Confederaziun SVIZRA (rm)n + Confœderatio HELVETICA (la) SDN Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Karl Kobelt
(ruler of SWITZERLAND since 1946-01-01)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Berne lq + Lausanne j
(Bern + Lausanne)
j judicial capital
l legislative or parliamentary capital, seat of government
q de facto capital
Official & national languages: German (de) . French (fr) . Italian (it) . Latin (la) . Romansh (rm) .
n national language

Mainland:


HELVETIA HELVETIAN Confederation  (Berne + Lausanne)

25 Federated Divisions:

APPENZELL-INNER RHODES Canton of APPENZELL-INNER RHODES  (Appenzell)Local: Kanton APPENZELL-INNERRHODEN (de)  (Appenzell)
APPENZELL-OUTER RHODES Canton of APPENZELL-OUTER RHODES  (Herisau + Trogen)Local: Kanton APPENZELL-AUSSERRHODEN (de)  (Herisau + Trogen)
ARGOVIA Canton of ARGOVIA  (Aarau)Local: Kanton AARGAU (de)  (Aarau)
BASLE-CITY Canton of BASLE-CITY  (Basle)Local: Kanton BASEL-STADT (de)  (Basel)
BASLE-COUNTRY Canton of BASLE-COUNTRY  (Liestal)Local: Kanton BASEL-LANDSCHAFT (de)  (Liestal)
BERNE Canton of BERNE  (Berne)Local: Kanton BERN (de) + Canton de BERNE (fr)  (Bern)
FRIBOURG Canton of FRIBOURG  (Fribourg)Local: Kanton FREIBURG (de) + Canton de FRIBOURG (fr)  (Freiburg)
GENEVA Republic and Canton of GENEVA  (Geneva)Local: République et Canton de GENÈVE (fr)  (Genève)
GLARUS Canton of GLARUS  (Glarus)Local: Kanton GLARUS (de)  (Glarus)
GRISONS Canton of GRISONS  (Chur)Local: Kanton GRAUBÜNDEN (de) + Chantun GRISCHUN (rm) + Cantone dei GRIGIONI (it)  (Cuira)
LUCERNE Canton of LUCERNE  (Lucerne)Local: Kanton LUZERN (de)  (Luzern)
NEUCHATEL Republic and Canton of NEUCHATEL  (Neuchatel)Local: République et Canton de NEUCHÂTEL (fr)  (Neuchâtel)
SAINT GALL Canton of SAINT GALL  (Saint Gall)Local: Kanton SANKT GALLEN (de)  (Sankt Gallen)
SCHWYZ Canton of SCHWYZ  (Schwyz)Local: Kanton SCHWYZ (de)  (Schwyz)
SHAFFHOUSE Canton of SHAFFHOUSE  (Shaffhouse)Local: Kanton SCHAFFHAUSEN (de)  (Schaffhausen)
SOLOTHURN Canton of SOLOTHURN  (Solothurn)Local: Kanton SOLOTHURN (de)  (Solothurn)
THURGOVIA Canton of THURGOVIA  (Frauenfeld)Local: Kanton THURGAU (de)  (Frauenfeld)
TICINO Republic and Canton of TICINO  (Bellenz)Local: Repubblica e Cantone del TICINO (it)  (Bellinzona)
UNTERWALD-NIDWALD Canton of NIDWALD [Semi-Canton of Unterwald-Nidwald]  (Stans)Local: Halbkanton Unterwalden nid dem Wald : Kanton NIDWALDEN (de)  (Stans)
UNTERWALD-OBWALD Canton of OBWALD [Semi-Canton of Unterwald-Obwald]  (Sarnen)Local: Halbkanton Unterwalden ob dem Wald : Kanton OBWALDEN (de)  (Sarnen)
URI Canton of URI  (Altdorf)Local: Kanton URI (de)  (Altdorf)
VALAIS Republic and Canton of VALAIS  (Sitten)Local: République et Canton du VALAIS (fr) + Staat und Kanton WALLIS (de)  (Sion)
VAUD Republic and Canton of VAUD  (Lausanne)Local: République et Canton de VAUD (fr)  (Lausanne)
ZOUG Canton of ZOUG  (Zoug)Local: Kanton ZUG (de)  (Zug)
ZURICH Stand and Canton of ZURICH  (Zurich)Local: Stand und Kanton ZÜRICH (de)  (Zürich)



1 Condominium:

SUVOROV MEMORIAL Suvorov Memorial near Teufelsbrucke in Uri : SUVOROV MONUMENT  (Suvorov Monument)Local: SUWOROW-DENKMAL in der Schöllenen-Schlucht (de) + Pamyatnik Suvorov : Памятник Суворов – SUVOROV MEMORIAL : СУВОРОВ МЕМОРИАЛ (ru)  (Suworow-Denkmal)

2 Assisted Countries

HOLY SEE State of Vatican City : HOLY SEE  (Vatican City a + Pontifical Palace of Castel Gandolfo s) Pope Pius XII
LIECHTENSTEIN Principality of LIECHTENSTEIN  (Vaduz) Prince Franz Joseph II






1 Government or Movement in Exile

BELGIAN MONARCHY Kingdom of BELGIUM in Exile  (Pregny) King Leopold III



Military entity abroad, special or locally shared:

SUVOROV MEMORIAL Suvorov Memorial near Teufelsbrucke in Uri : SUVOROV MONUMENT  (Suvorov Monument)Local: SUWOROW-DENKMAL in der Schöllenen-Schlucht (de) + Pamyatnik Suvorov : Памятник Суворов – SUVOROV MEMORIAL : СУВОРОВ МЕМОРИАЛ (ru)  (Suworow-Denkmal)


27 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
CTO Communications and Transit Organisation : CTO  (Geneva)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
IGCR High Commission for Refugees : Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees : IGCR  (Berne)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property : UIBPIP  (Berne)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Geneva)
INTERNATIONAL LAW Institute of International Law : IIL  (Ghent)
INTERNATIONAL POLICE International Criminal Police Commission : ICPC  (Berlin)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
LON League of Nations Secretariat : LON  (Geneva)
METEOROLOGY International Meteorological Organization : IMO  (Lausanne)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PANEUROPA PANEUROPEAN Movement : international Committees for the European Federation  (Washington-District of Columbia)
PICAO Provisional International Civil Aviation Organization : PICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
PUBLIC HEALTH International Office of Public Health : IOPH  (Paris)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
RHINE Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine : CCNR  (Strasbourg)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
TOURISM International Union of National Tourist Propaganda Organizations : IUNTPO  (The Hague)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)



Note: - : Latin is mentioned for the CH translation and is not one of the official languages


Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

SUVOROV MEMORIAL Suvorov Memorial near Teufelsbrucke in Uri : SUVOROV MONUMENT  (Suvorov Monument)

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