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  1. SwitzerLand

  2. Geography • Surrounded by Germany, France, Italy and Austria. • Capital: Bern • Biggest city: Zurich • State: 13 • 60 percent of the country is mountainous and a quarter of it is covered with forests.

  3. People • Population: 7,554,661 (July 2007 est.) Swiss(79.7%)Foreigner(20.3%) • Life expectancy at birth: total population: 80.62 years male: 77.8 years female: 83.59 years (2007 est.) • Religions: Roman Catholic 41.8%, Protestant 35.3%, Muslim 4.3%, Orthodox 1.8%. • Languages: German (official) 63.7%, French (official) 20.4%, Italian (official) 6.5%, Serbo-Croatian 1.5%, Albanian 1.3%, Portuguese 1.2%, Spanish 1.1%, English 1%, Romansch (official) 0.5%, other 2.8% (2000 census)

  4. Cross-cultural Facts • Motto “Unus pro omnibus,omnes pro uno.” “One for all, all for one.” • Permanently neutral country • Hosts many international organization.(Red cross,WTO…) • Maienfeld was the stage of “Heidi,Girl of the Alps.”

  5. Quiz • How many countries surround Switzer Land? 4 (France, German, Italy and Austria) • Which is biggest country? Zurich • Which sex live longer,male or female? Female • What language is most spoken in Switzweland? German • What is the Motto of this country? One for all all for one • What is the name of Japanese animation which stage was “Maienfeld”? Heidi

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  7. Sources • Magic Switzer Land http://www.magicswitzerland.com/about_switzerland.htm • Nation by nation http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blswitzerland.htm • CIA https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ • Fun Facts http://www.funfacts.com.au/

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