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17 more or less random facts about Switzerland

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How can a country without an official capital function? Is it thanks to all those Nobel Prize winners among us? Here are 17 facts...
Wool Selection in Switzerland

18 things that the Swiss take for granted

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Switzerland has a top-notch transportation system, an immaculate nature and a social welfare system. I've observed that many Swiss take these for granted...
Bernina Pass Lake

17 Interesting Facts about Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains

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Switzerland was pretty flat a few million years ago. This was until the plates started moving and the Alps took shape. These facts about Switzerland...
Horse Butcher "Pferdemetzg" in Uster

11 Quite Shocking Facts about Switzerland

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I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but not everything about Switzerland is rainbows and unicorns. Here are some shocking facts about Switzerland...
Swiss Guards Vatican

13 Facts about the Swiss Guards you probably did not know

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The Pontifical Swiss Guards have a long history in the Vatican. Tourists and pilgrims who flock to Rome see them and wonder: Who are the Swiss Guards?
Pontificial Swiss Guards Swearing-in Ceremony 2005

The Swiss Guards of the Vatican are sworn in every May 6

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This year, the Pontifical Swiss Guards celebrate 110 years of loyal service to the Pope. On May 6, new recruits will be sworn into service...
Fun Facts about Jura

8 Surprising Facts about the Canton of Jura

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The canton of Jura has a reputation of being little known - both among tourists and Swiss residents. These fun facts about the canton of Jura should...
Switzerland's Youngest Undertaker Kevin Huguenin

21 Lesser Known Facts about Switzerland

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The deeper you dig into the Swiss culture and everyday life, the more interesting insights you will find. Get to know some cool facts about Switzerland...

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77 Facts about Switzerland e-Book

Introductory offer: "77 Facts about Switzerland" e-book

Did you know that Velcro and LSD were invented in Switzerland? Thought so. Our latest e-book is jam-packed with 77 facts about Switzerland...