What are some remarkable facts about Switzerland?
We all know that Switzerland is one of the most rich countries in the world. However, there are some things you might have never heard about it before.
- Almost half of marriages in Switzerland end in divorce.
- In case of a nuclear war, Switzerland has enough bunkers to house its entire population.
- To apply for Swiss citizenship, you have to live in Switzerland for at least 12 years.
- Switzerland produces the most chocolate in the world.
- Switzerland was originally called Helvetia.
- Swiss chocolate makers Henri ‘Nestle’ and ‘Daniel Peter’ invented milk chocolate.
- Teaching in Switzerland is one of the uppermost paid professions.
- Most of the world’s luxury watches are produced in Switzerland like Tissot, TAG Heuer, Rolex and Patek Philippe.
- Snowboarding, skiing, and mountaineering are popular sports in Switzerland.
- Assisted suicide in Switzerland is legal.
- Nescafe, the world’s first instant coffee, was invented in Switzerland.
- In Switzerland, bank tellers are secured by bulletproof glass.
- Switzerland is the only country to build an airplane that is powered by solar energy.
- There are 208 mountains over 3,000 m high.
- The Rolex company invented the first waterproof watch in Switzerland in 1927.
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