Geography of Switzerland

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Switzerland?
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First submittedJuly 30, 2019
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What is the most populous city in Switzerland?
Zurich
What term is used to describe the Swiss subdivisions?
Canton
What mountain range covers much of Switzerland
Alps
What is the birth country of the greatest number of foreign-born Swiss residents?
Italy
What are the four official languages of Switzerland?
French
German
Italian
Romansh
What is the longest river that passes through Switzerland?
Rhine
Which city is both the headquarters of the Olympics and the only Swiss city
with an operating metro system?
Lausanne
What major Swiss city sits at the intersection of Switzerland, Germany, and France?
Basel
What small nation between Switzerland and Austria is doubly-landlocked?
Liechtenstein
What is the highest mountain of Switzerland?
Mount Rosa
What is the most famous peak that is located between Switzerland and Italy?
Matterhorn
What ski resort, starting with Z, is the most important settlement near the above?
Zermatt
What major lake is located between Switzerland and France?
Lake Geneva
What major lake is located between Switzerland, Austria and Germany?
Lake Constance
What major river starts in Furkapass and empties into the Mediterranean Sea
near Marseille in France?
Rhône
What major city in central Switzerland has the namesake of the lake it oversees?
Lucerne
What subdivision, starting with G, is the largest one in terms of area?
Grisons
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Level 71
Jul 30, 2019
Good quiz. One correction: the Mattertal is a valley, not a mountain. Did you mean Matterhorn?
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Level 66
Jul 30, 2019
I meant Matterhorn, fixed it now.
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Level 73
Sep 1, 2019
Good quiz, but the last clue is a little equivocal, as « Lugano » could also be an answer.