25 Famous Swiss Places

Can you guess those famous Swiss places?
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Federal city of Switzerland; centre of the political life
Bern
The most populous city. FIFA headquarters
Zürich
Birthplace of mathematician Leonhard Euler. Host of the first Zionist Congress
Basel
Biggest francophone city. Its most famous attraction is a large fountain
Geneva
Ski town located on the foot of the Matterhorn in the canton of Valais
Zermatt
The unofficial capital of Central Switzerland. Its historic bridge got partially destroyed in a 1993 fire
Lucerne
City on the Swiss Riviera, Nestlé headquarters and final home of Charlie Chaplin
Vevey
City 7 km south of ^, hosts a famous Jazz Festival and has a statue of Freddie Mercury
Montreux
City whose name means "between the lakes" in Latin. Known as the Swiss adventure capital
Interlaken
Host of the World Economic Forum. Its hockey club has won the most titles in Switzerland
Davos
Biggest city in eastern Switzerland. Has a famous abbey cathedral and a beautiful library
St. Gallen
Biggest city in the Italian-speaking part (Ticino).
Located on the shores of a lake with the same name (visible in the thumbnail)
Lugano
Capital of Ticino. Home of the Federal Criminal Court and three UNESCO-preserved castles
Bellinzona
City with a Baroque old town, located on the southern foot of the Jura. Its lucky number is the 11
Solothurn
Fourth-biggest city. Supreme Court location. Only Swiss city with a subway.
Lausanne
Satellite city near Zürich with more than 100,000 inhabitants. Nicknamed Winti
Winterthur
Bilingual "Watch City". Home of Swatch and production center of Rolex
Biel / Bienne
Town close to the Rhine Falls, Europe's biggest waterfall, headquarters of the SIG Group
Neuhausen
Smallest cantonal capital of Switzerland. Women weren't eligible to vote until 1990
Appenzell
Town and eponymous steep and iconic valley near Jungfraujoch. Inspiration for Tolkien's Rivendell
Lauterbrunnen
11th biggest city and Gate to the Bernese Oberland. Biggest military center of Switzerland
Thun
Town in Schwyz known for its 11th century monastery. Visited by pilgrims on St. James' Way
Einsiedeln
Biggest city in the Neuchâtelois Jura which has adopted a road pattern similar to Manhattan's.
Architect Le Corbusier and car maker Chevrolet were born here.
La Chaux-
de-Fonds
Southernmost city of Switzerland in the Sottoceneri, about 5 km north of Como, Italy
Chiasso
Capital of Switzerland's richest canton. Headquarters of Glencore and Nord Stream pipeline
Zug
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Sep 19, 2019
more time plz :)