Flag of Switzerland

The Swiss flag is a square with a cross in the center. The used colors in the flag are red, white. The proportion of the Swiss flag is 1:1. The Flag of Switzerland was adopted in 1889. The first use of the current flag design was in 1470. The last change to the current Swiss flag design was in 1841.

Flag of Switzerland

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Flag proportion

Ratio 1:1


  • First flag usage: 1470
  • Adoption current flag: 1889
  • Last change flag: 1841

Flag colors


About Switzerland


8 236 303


15 940 sq mi
41 284 km2

Population density

517 sq mi
200 km2

Country information

Country: Switzerland
Continent: Europe
Official languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh
Capital: Bern
Government: Federal multi-party directorial republic with thorough elements of direct democracy
Border length: 1 151 miles / 1 852 km
Neighbouring countries
Austria: 102 miles 164 km
France: 356 miles 573 km
Italy: 460 miles 740 km
Liechtenstein: 25 miles 41 km
Germany: 208 miles 334 km

The Swiss flag is the flag of the country named Switzerland. Switzerland is located in continental Europe. Switzerland has 5 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Switzerland is 1 151 mi/ 1 852 km. Switzerland border neighbours and border lengths are: Austria: 164 km, France: 573 km, Italy: 740 km, Liechtenstein: 41 km, Germany: 334 km.

8 236 303 people are living in Switzerland, a country stretching over 15 940 sq mi/ 41 284 km² (3.1% water). The population density in Switzerland is of 517 per sq mi/ 200 people per km². The official language of Switzerland is German, French, Italian, Romansh. The capital city of Switzerland is Bern. Switzerland is a Federal multi-party directorial republic with thorough elements of direct democracy.

The currency in Switzerland is the Swiss franc Fr (CHF). UTC (standard time) in Switzerland is UTC+01:00 and UTC+02:00 in summer. Switzerland has the unique two-letter country code, CH (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is CHE, and its three-digit country code is 756. The calling code for Switzerland is +41.




Swiss franc Fr (CHF)


CET: UTC+01:00
CEST: UTC+02:00


Internet TLD: CH
Three-letter country code: CHE
Three-digit country code: 756
Calling code: +41