Made Swiss

Sure everything is made in China, but some very good things are actually Swiss and you probably had no clue.

Switzeland in a Map, the flag, and a typical country, Heidi-like scenery

Facts about Switzerland first:

  • Switzerland used to be called Helvetia.
  •  8 million people
  • The flag is like the red corss flag but inverted.
  • You would never guess the countrys name abbreviation .. its CH.
  • Capital is Berne (not Zurich)
  • Switzerland has always been an important north-south crossing.
  • Founded in 1291
  • Use the swiss franc (not hte Euro)
  • Not involved in either wordl war wars (even though they are in the middle of both Italy and Germany)
  • Languages: Swiss German (64%, many dialects), French (20.4%), Italian (6.5%), and Romansh (< 1%).
  • Literacy 100% ( everyone age 15 and over can read and write)
  • A child’s name must be on an approved list. Swiss parents do not have the freedom to name a kid “Moonunit

Swiss Products/Brands

  • Lindt.
  • Nestlé
  • Nescafé.
  • Choose your Switzerland cheese (theres about 450 varieties)
  • Founded the Red CrossHenry Dunant‘s dream come true in 1866.
  • The Swiss Army Knife
  • Swiss Bank. Swiss bank accounts have been the leader in international banking for literally hundreds of years.
  • Top of the line watches. Tag Heuer, Swatch watch, Rolex (duh)

Examples of Swiss based emporiums

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