Switzerland Google maps and Driving Directions
Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Switzerland, and Bern (GPS: 46 55 N 7 28 E), the capital city of the country located in (the) Central Europe, east of France, north of Italy.
Find any address in Bern on the Google map of Switzerland (CH) with ease or calculate your up to date itinerary to and from Switzerland or its neighboring counties like Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein.
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Google Maps Switzerland
One of the worlds most prosperous countries, Switzerland sits at the center of Europe. It has retained its neutral status through every major European conflict since 1815.
Switzerland is mostly mountains (Alps in south, Jura in northwest) with a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes.
The map above fully covers Switzerland with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Bern or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Bern, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Switzerland (CH).
Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Switzerland with its administrative divisions; 26 cantons (cantons, singular – canton in French; cantoni, singular – cantone in Italian; Kantone, singular – Kanton in German); Aargau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt, Berne/Bern, Fribourg/Freiburg, Geneve, Glarus, Graubuenden/Grigioni/Grischun, Jura, Luzern, Neuchatel, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Sankt Gallen, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Solothurn, Thurgau, Ticino, Uri, Valais/Wallis, Vaud, Zug, Zuerich. Note: 6 of the cantons – Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt, Nidwalden, Obwalden – are referred to as half cantons because they elect only one member to the Council of States and, in popular referendums where a majority of popular votes and a majority of cantonal votes are required, these six cantons only have a half vote.
The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Switzerland, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.
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.
Switzerland (area: 41 277 sq km / 15 937,13 sq mi), where the official language is French, German, Italian, Romansh, lying in Europe and using the currency; Swiss franc (CHF), set their clock to UTC+1. That means they are 6 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Bern, the capital. Note to the time difference: Daylight saving time: +1hr begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October.
The climate in Switzerland; Most rain falls in the warm summer months. Winters are snowy, but milder and foggy away from the mountains. Avalanches are a problem.
Geography in a nutshell; Mostly mountainous, with river valleys. The Alps cover 60% of its area; the Jura in the west cover 10%. Lowlands lie along the eastwest axis.
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Driving directions Switzerland
The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Switzerland above showing the country, located next to Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Switzerland are 47 00 N, 8 00 E , while the capital, Bern found at 46 55 N 7 28 E.
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