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  Switzerland
Institutions
  Swiss Federal Council  Ignazio Cassis 0 21 +58.38%
Federal Assembly
  Council of States  Christian Democratic People's Party 0 19 +2.17%
  National Council  Swiss People's Party 0 19 +7.00%
Canton
 Aargau    
 Appenzell Ausserrhoden    
 Appenzell Innerrhoden    
 Basel-Landschaft    
 Basel-Stadt    
 Bern    
 Fribourg    
 Genève    
 Glarus    
 Graubünden    
 Jura    
 Luzern    
 Neuchâtel    
 Nidwalden    
 Obwalden    
 Schaffhausen    
 Schwyz    
 Solothurn    
 St. Gallen    
 Thurgau    
 Ticino    
 Uri    
 Valais    
 Vaud    
 Zürich    
 Zug    
Party Leadership
 Christian Democratic People's Party Leader    
 Free Democratic Party Leader    
 Social Democratic Party Leader    
 Swiss People's Party Leader    
Referenda
 Referenda    


Neighbors
Austria  
France  
Germany  
Italy  
Liechtenstein  

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Established August 01, 1291
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia February 18, 2021 02:41pm
Description Switzerland
Swiss Confederation
Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft
Confederazione Svizzera


The Swiss Confederation is a federal republic made of 26 cantons, or states. With its current capital in Bern, the Swiss Confederation was born on August 1, 1291. Its current constitution was adopted on December 18, 1998. The Swiss Confederation is headed by a President and Vice President, elected from the Federal Council, by the bicameral Federal Assembly, for single-year terms.

The Swiss Confederation is located in Central Europe, east of France, north of Italy. It has a long tradition of neutrality, respected by the major European powers. It was one of the only nations uninvolved in either world war. The nation entered the United Nations in 2002.

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Largest Population Cities  
# City County Population As Of
1 Zurich 372,047 2010-12-31

INFORMATION LINKS
Christian Democratic Party (CVP)  Discuss
Federal Assembly of the Swiss Confederation  Discuss
Federal Council of the Swiss Confederation  Discuss
Free Democratic Party of Switzerland (FDP)  Discuss
Social Democratic Party of Switzerland (SP)  Discuss
Swiss People's Party (SVP)  Discuss

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Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Oct 18, 2015 01:00am Oct 18, 2015 01:00pm General Election Switzerland Federal Election  IndyGeorgia 
Oct 20, 2019 12:00am Oct 20, 2019 12:00pm General Election Swiss Federal Election  IndyGeorgia 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 05, 2013 01:45pm News Switzerland to vote on $2,800 monthly ‘basic income’ for adults  Article IndyGeorgia 
Aug 04, 2013 05:00pm News Swiss to launch national anthem competition in 2014  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jul 05, 2011 02:00pm Amusing Swiss party makes dislike of PowerPoint a political issue  Article RP 
Nov 29, 2009 04:00pm News Swiss voters back ban on minarets  Article New Jerusalem 
Sep 03, 2009 05:00pm News Now Colonel Gaddafi wants to 'abolish' Switzerland: Dictator files bizarre motion with the U.N.  Article RBH 
Mar 29, 2009 09:00am News Swiss Talk Tough In Banking Battle  Article ArmyDem 

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