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1975-JUN-02


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) UNO Observer
Emblem or Symbol

President Pierre Graber
(ruler of SWITZERLAND since 1975-01-01)
 
 
 
 
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)



2 Condominiums:

AIRPORT BASEL-MULHOUSE-FREIBURG International Airport of Basel Mulhouse Freiburg : AIRPORT BASEL-MULHOUSE  (Airport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg)Local: Aéroport international de BÂLE-MULHOUSE-FRIBOURG (fr) + Flughafen BASEL-MÜLHAUSEN-FREIBURG (de) + Airport BASEL-MULHOUSE-FREIBURG (en)  (Aéroport de Bâle-Mulhouse-Fribourg)
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 Paul VI
LIECHTENSTEIN Principality of LIECHTENSTEIN  (Vaduz) Prince Franz Joseph II






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)


49 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ASIAN BANK Asian Development Bank : ADB  (Mandaluyong City)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research : CERN  (Meyrin)
CIVIL STATUS International Commission of Civil Status : ICCS  (Strasbourg)
CUSTOMS Customs Cooperation Council : CCC  (Brussels)
EAST-WEST Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe : CSCE  (Helsinki)
EFTA European Free Trade Association : EFTA  (Geneva)
EUROPE Council of Europe : CE  (Strasbourg)
EUROPEAN MIGRATION Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration : ICEM  (Geneva)
EUROPEAN PATENT Convention on the Grant of European Patents : European Patent Convention : EPC  (Munich)
EUROPEAN SCIENCE European Science Foundation : ESF  (Strasbourg)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade : GATT  (Villa Bocage)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
HAGUE CONFERENCE Hague Conference on Private International Law : HCCH  (The Hague)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMCO Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization : IMCO Specialized Agency  (London)
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : INTELSAT  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Geneva)
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY International Energy Agency : IEA  (Paris)
INTERNATIONAL LAW Institute of International Law : IIL  (Ghent)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Saint Cloud)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Brussels)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development : OECD  (Paris)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PANEUROPA International Paneuropean Union : IPU  (Vienna)
PEACE World Peace Council : WPC  (Helsinki)
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)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres + Saint Cloud)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
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:

ARBEZIA Principality of ARBEZIA  (Hotel Franco-Suisse)
SUVOROV MEMORIAL Suvorov Memorial near Teufelsbrucke in Uri : SUVOROV MONUMENT  (Suvorov Monument)

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