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One of Europes Gems, Switzerland and Berne.

By Mark on January 25, 2009

This is a post about a historic country and city in the names of Switzerland and her capital Berne. Switzerland is a landlocked European country and is very mountainous, she is surrounded by the countries of Austria, France, Germany and Italy and is very well known for speaking French, German, Italian and Romansch. German is mainly spoken in the country.

The north of the country is within the Jura mountains, whilst the south is within the Swiss Alps, and the rest of Switzerland is on a high plateau and that is where the majority of the population live. The climate often depends on the weather for example in the summers it can be very mild, where as in the winters it can be very cold and have alot of snowfall.

Switzerland is a tourist country with alot of history, please refer to wikipedia at the bottom of this post. Plus Zurich which is another city in Switzerland is renowned for being one of Europe’s banking cities. It is a very wealthy country, but imports alot into her own economy and manufacturing is the largest contribution to Switzerland.

Below are a mixture of photos and videos taken from Google Earth, Panoramio and Youtube.
switzerland-europe
This is a satellite image taken from Google Earth of the European country, Switzerland.

switzerland
This is a satellite image picture taken from Google Earth of Switzerland.

berne
This is another satellite image taken from Google Earth of Berne the capital city of Switzerland.


This is the National Anthem of Switzerland, taken from Youtube.

berne-city-in-the-winter
This is a picture taken from panoramio of Berne in the winter.

berne-city-street
This is a panoramio picture of a street within the city of Berne.

berne city and river
This is a panoramio picture of a river going through the city of Berne.

catherdral-of-berne
This is a panoramio picture of Berne Catherdral, taken from panoramio.


This is a Youtube video of the river aare in Berne.


This is a Youtube video of the city of Berne.

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