Switzerland

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Switzerland is part of:
Europe & CIS · Western Europe ·
Water Basins of Switzerland:
Danube · Po · Rhine · Rhone ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Bern
Neighbouring Countries Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein
Total Area 41,290 km2
  - Water 1,520 km2 (3.68%) / 368 m2/ha
  - Land 39,770 km2
Coastline 0 km
Population 7,252,331 (176 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.955 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 33.7 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $492,600 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $40,900
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, WB, UNESCO, UN-Habitat, UNIDO, UNEP, UNCTAD, WMO, IAEA, UNCCD, UNISDR
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 4,172 km2 (10.49%)
     - Arable 3,941 km2 (9.91%)
     - Permanent Crops 231 km2 (0.58%)
     - Irrigated 250 km2
  - Non cultivated 35,598 km2 (89.51%)
Average Annual RainfallD 1527 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 53.3 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 2.57 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 2%
  - For Domestic Use 24%
  - For Industrial Use 74%
  - Per Capita 359 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
  - Improved Sanitation 100%
     - Urban population 99%
     - Rural population 100%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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  1. Switzerland/donor profile ‎(10,163 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Switzerland/projects ‎(968 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Switzerland/publications ‎(1,048 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Switzerland/who is who ‎(1,079 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Switzerland/Maps ‎(806 views) . . WikiBot
  6. Switzerland/articles ‎(960 views) . . WikiBot
  7. CAWSCI/Processes and Initiatives ‎(5,791 views) . . Katy Unger-Shayesteh


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Switzerland

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Case studies in or about Switzerland

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Rhine River Basin ‎(58,590 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Rhine Case Study ‎(10,989 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Switzerland
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Rhine River Basin ‎(58,590 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Rhine Case Study ‎(10,989 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Switzerland
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Rhine River Basin ‎(58,590 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Rhine Case Study ‎(10,989 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

People working in Switzerland
  1. Francesca.bernardini ‎(4,684 views)


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Organizations working in Switzerland
  1. International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine ‎(5,075 views) . . WikiBot
  2. International Commission for the Protection of Lake Geneva ‎(2,185 views) . . WikiBot
  3. International Commission for the Protection of Lake Constance ‎(2,315 views) . . WikiBot
  4. International Commission for the Protection of Italo-Swiss Waters ‎(1,762 views) . . WikiBot


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References

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