The mountains of course; they are magnificent. The Rhône valley and its side valleys is really splendid. Switzerland has four main languages: German (65%), French (18%), Italian (10%) and Raetoroman (1%). Most of the people are bilingual. Federal republic in west central Europe, bounded on the north by France and Germany, on the east by Austria and Liechtenstein, on the south by Italy, and on the west by France. The country has an area of 41,288 sq km (15,941 sq mi). Its largest city is Zürich, and the capital is Bern. Switzerland is one of the most mountainous countries of Europe, Switzerland is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning an area of 41,285 km2(15,940 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 7.9 million people is concentrated mostly on the Plateau, where the largest cities are to be found. Among them are the two global cities and economic centers of Zurich and Geneva.