Switzerland is a country located in Europe, that has Bern as its capital. It is bordered to the north by Germany, to the east by Liechtenstein and Austria, to the south by Italy and to the west by France. The population according to a July 2005 estimate is 7,252,000 and it has a size of 41,285 km²41,285,000,000 m²
15,940.228 miles². Further background information can be found in the Wikipedia article about Switzerland.