Society

Population

The main driver of demographic growth in Switzerland over the last few decades has been migration

Major events

Festivals, forums and fairs: hundreds of major events are held in Switzerland throughout the year.

Language

Switzerland's national languages are German, French, Italian and Romansh – a multilingualism lived out in practice.

Traditions

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Religion

Switzerland is a Christian country. Around two-thirds of the population are either Roman Catholic or Protestant (Reformed-Evangelical).

Swiss cuisine

Swiss cuisine is as varied as its landscape – and yet you'll still find bread and cheese everywhere.

Culture

Thanks to its location at the crossroads of three major European cultures (German, French and Italian), Switzerland has a rich and varied arts and culture scene.

Sport and leisure

The Swiss love their sport, especially outdoor pursuits.