Bern is one of the most populated cities in Switzerland, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Europe, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 46.57N latitude / 07.28E longitude. For routing in Bern, please check the free driving directions Bern service below.
When you visit Switzerland, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is French, German, Italian, Romansh, and the officially used currency is Swiss franc (CHF).
Bern, the capital city, has numerous population; 353 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Bern counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Switzerland, bears 8 544 034 sum citizens spreading on its 15 937,13 sq mi / 41 277 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Switzerland is Federal semi-direct democracy, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno (One for all, all for one), while saluting for the national anthem called: Swiss Psalm.
Google maps Bern, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Switzerland and the neighboring countries like Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Switzerland Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Switzerland
Switzerland, in central Europe, is the land of the Alps. Its tallest peak is the Dufourspitze at 15,203 ft (4,634 m) on the Swiss side of the Italian border, one of 10 summits of the Monte Rosa massif. The tallest peak in all of the Alps, Mont Blanc (15,771 ft 4,807 m), is actually in France. Most of Switzerland is composed of a mountainous plateau bordered by the great bulk of the Alps on the south and by the Jura Mountains on the northwest. The country’s largest lakesGeneva, Constance (Bodensee), and Maggiorestraddle the French, German-Austrian, and Italian borders, respectively. The Rhine, navigable from Basel to the North Sea, is the principal inland waterway.