Basel is a small city on the Rhine River, located in northwest Switzerland, near the borders with France and Germany. Its medieval old town surrounds Marktplatz, dominated by the 16th-century Town Hall.
Bern was chosen as the capital of federal Switzerland thanks to its central location between the German- and French-speaking parts of the country.
Geneva is a small city in Switzerland, but with lots to offer. Sitting on the southern tip of Geneva Lake, it is a home to UN’s headquarters and many agencies, such as the Red Cross, which makes it a global center of diplomatic and humanitarian activity.
Graubünden, a canton in eastern Switzerland, is known for its dramatic Alpine scenery and winter sports.
Interlaken-Oberhasli District in the Canton of Bern was created on 1 January 2010, uniting the former Interlaken and Oberhasli districts.
Lausanne is a city on Lake Geneva in Switzerland’s French-speaking Vaud region. The International Olympic Committee’s headquarters, as well as the Olympic Museum and the lakeshore Olympic Park, are all located here.
Lucerne (Luzern in German, Lozärn in Swiss-German) is a beautiful small city in the heartland of Switzerland, across the Lucerne Lake from Altdorf, where legend says William Tell shot an apple off of his son’s head.
The Valais is a canton in southern Switzerland. It’s home to the pyramid-shaped Matterhorn mountain, upscale Alpine resorts and upper Rhône River Valley vineyards.
Zurich has only 400,000 inhabitants, but it is the largest city in Switzerland. The size doesn’t matter in this case as Zurich is a global financial center and banking hub.