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Switzerland Overview

According to the Constitution of 1848, Switzerland ceased to be a Confederation and became a federal republic (the former denomination of the Swiss Confederation, however, has remained in common parlance). However, the Constitution of May 29, 1874 is currently in force, amended several times in the following decades. The 26 federated states or cantons, each… Read More »

Switzerland History

Prehistory In Kesslerloch and Schweizerbild, finds have been made from the magdalene age (younger paleolithic): legs with engraved images of horse and reindeer. The finds from the Mesolithic period are less prominent, but during the Neolithic period occurred from about 4,000 BC. several agricultural cultures, whose settlements on the lakes had the character of pile… Read More »