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Switzerland is bordered by Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east.

Holidays
August 1 – Swiss National Day

Current Time
Zurich

Headlines
https://www.rhb.ch/de/unesco-welterbe-rhb/world-heritage-experience-switzerland
http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/preview-the-swiss-leaks
Alpine Autumn: Switzerland’s Secret Season

Gotthard Base Tunnel – longest train tunnel
http://www.swisstravelsystem.com/en/gotthard-basistunnel.html
http://www.dw.com/en/the-new-gotthard-base-tunnel/av-19296912
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gotthard_Base_Tunnel

Recommended Listening
The B Side of Switzerland
http://www.worldradio.chhttp://www.worldradio.ch/listen/live.html

Twitter
@SwissEmbassyUSA
@SonjaSwissLife
@foenCH
@pronaturach
@SwissNetInc

Tourism Portals
Switzerland.comYouTube

Associations and NGOs
Swiss Tour Operator Association

Awards
http://www.htr-milestone.ch/

World Heritage
welterbe

Parks
http://myswitzerland.com/nature
http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/gpap_home/?17212/Happy-Birthday-Swiss-National-Park
http://www.paerke.ch/en/index.php
Swiss Parks: National parks, regional nature parks and nature discovery parks are the most original natural and cultural landscapes in Switzerland.The Swiss parks support a network. This is used for exchange of experiences and supports public relations.


Swiss Geo
Swiss Info
Daros Latinamerica
https://www.facebook.com/SwissNetInc@SwissNetInc

Misc
When it opens for service in 2017, the 57-kilometre long Gotthard base tunnel will exceed Seikan rail tunnel in Japan and the world’s longest road tunnel of Laerdal in Norway, paving the way for continuous high-speed rail travel between northern and southeastern Europe.

Museums
http://www.myswitzerland.com/en-ch/open-air-museum-ballenberg.html
Museum of tourism history of the Jungfrau Region http://www.touristikmuseum.ch
http://www.pronatura-aletsch.ch

Basel
Basel – Wikipedia
Museum of Natural History
Museum of Cultures

YouTube

Wikipedia
Switzerland
Gruyère cheese

Cities

Zurich

Planeta.com

Europe

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