A state located in Central Europe. It is bordered by Germany to the north, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east, Italy to the south, and France to the west. It is a confederation of 25 states. Switzerland is the most mountainous country in Europe. 3/4 of the land is covered with mountains. The Jura Mountains, which run along the border with northwestern France, are separated from the Alps covering the southern part of the country by the Mitteland plateau. The Swiss Alps include its central part, stretching from Mont-Blanc to the Ortler. The highest peaks are Mente Rosa and Matterhorn (4478 m) in the Pennine Alps. The highest peaks in the Bernese Alps are Finsteraarrhorn (4274 m) and Jungfrau (4166 m).
What are the climate characteristics of Switzerland?
The climate of Switzerland is very different. Although the weather is dry and clear in the Rhetian Alps, a humid temperature prevails in the Canton of Ticino, and a Mediterranean climate prevails in Lakes Magiore and Lugarna. The high peaks of the mountains remain covered with snow throughout the year. The climate is generally moderate.
The Swiss high plateau is the plateau between the Alps and the Jura Mountains. This plateau is at an altitude of 1000 m. Also known as the Swiss Hills. This plateau is covered with meadows and conifer forests. Vegetation of switzerland >>
Is animal husbandry done in Switzerland?
Livestock occupies a large place in the economy in Switzerland. It is a very valuable natural resource in terms of animal husbandry, as half of its land consists of grasslands and evergreen meadows. Goats and sheep are bred in high regions. In the main livestock field, work is done to raise slaughter and dairy animals such as cattle and cows. The cheese industry is world famous. It has a worldwide say in chocolate, which is considered one of the dairy products. What is the landscape of Switzerland? >>