Switzerland

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Switzerland

  1. 1. SWITZERLAND
  2. 2. - OFFICAL NAME -Swiss Confederation
  3. 3. - LOCATION-
  4. 4. Situated in Western Europe Switzerland is a landlocked country.
  5. 5. bordered by
  6. 6. Bern is the capital
  7. 7. - PEOPLE -
  8. 8. Population is approximately 7.8 million people. 4 languages spoken….. German French Italian Romansh (small speaking in the east) German, French, Italian are official languages
  9. 9. NO official state religionbut Christianity is a predominant religion (82%).
  10. 10. - CULTURE -
  11. 11. Culture in Switzerland…. Diversity up on the regionMay be shared through the neighboring countryBut the country itself being rooted in westernEuropean culture.
  12. 12. Culture in Switzerland• Mostly expressed in………. - Music - dance - wood carving - embroidery
  13. 13. Alphorn….- A trumpet-like- made of wood- has become alongside Swiss music
  14. 14. Alpenrose- Swiss folkdance group
  15. 15. Swiss EmbroideryEmbroidery is used for the decoration of fabric
  16. 16. - COSTUMES -
  17. 17. a puffy blouse and skirt.beautiful floral embroidery White tight
  18. 18. cropped jacketsloose-fitting shirt trousers
  19. 19. - SPORTS -
  20. 20. Popular sport…. • Soccer
  21. 21. Popular sport…. • Tennis
  22. 22. Popular sport…. • Ice hockey
  23. 23. Popular sport…. • Bike
  24. 24. - pioneer in -
  25. 25. CHOCOLATE• had been made in Switzerland since the 18th century
  26. 26. WATCH INDESTRY
  27. 27. - Environment -
  28. 28. Swiss National park- Established in 1914- Over 50,000 species of plants and animals
  29. 29. Forests- Covered 31% of Swiss surface area
  30. 30. - Tourism -
  31. 31. The Chillon castle
  32. 32. THANK YOU

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