Switzerland has a population of 8.14 million people (in 2014), capital city is Bern, largest city is Zurich. Spoken languages are German, French, Italian and Rumantsch, traditionally spoken in different regions of the country. According to the World Happiness Report 2015, the Swiss Confederation is officially the happiest nation on Earth.
Geographically the country is divided between the Alpine region of the Swiss Alps in south, the Swiss Plateau with its rolling hills, plains, and large lakes, and the mountainous Jura in northwest.
The country is a famous tourist destination for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned.
Switzerland is a prosperous, and modern market economy with low unemployment, a highly skilled labor force, and its GDP per capita is among the highest in the world. The country’s economy benefits from a highly developed service sector, led by financial services, and a manufacturing industry that specializes in high-technology, and knowledge-based production.