WESTERN EUROPE

Switzerland Map

A map of Switzerland that features its major cities, rivers, and highways. It includes a satellite and elevation map to see its physical features. For example, it includes the Alps in the southern region and its vast number of lakes and rivers.

REFERENCE

Switzerland Political Map

Switzerland is a landlocked country located in central Europe. It borders 5 other countries including France to the west, Germany to the north, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east, and Italy to the south. It’s known for its rugged and mountainous terrain with the Alps, which is the most extensive mountain range system spanning entirely in Europe. Even though Bern is the capital of Switzerland, Zurich, Geneva, Basel, and Lausanne are more populous.

IMAGERY

Switzerland Satellite Map

Switzerland occupies an area of 41,285 square kilometers (15,940 sq mi), almost identical in size to the Netherlands. It has an extensive system of lakes such as Lake Geneva, Lake Neuchatel, and Lake Constance. Next, the Alps span about 60% of Switzerland, and its snow-capped mountains are visibly picturesque in this satellite map of Switzerland. Approximately 31% of Switzerland is forested like the Po Basin mixed forest region that stretches into Italy.

HILLSHADE

Switzerland Elevation Map

The Alps dominates the south-central region of Switzerland. But the Jura Mountains also occupy the northwest of the country. Its highest point is Dufourspitze, standing 4,634 meters high.  Otherwise, Switzerland is a mix of rolling hills, plateau, and plains.  It’s also known for its alpine valleys like Val d’Anniviers and Reichenbachtal.