Tag Archive: Switzerland

Switzerland Arrivals

Switzerland Arrivals

Airplane: Numerous scheduled airlines offer flights from and to Switzerland. These include Lufthansa,Air France, EasyJet, Swiss International Air Lines, Germanwings, British Airways and Air Berlin. Flights depart from Zurich to Germany, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Hungary, among…
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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva According to abbreviationfinder, Geneva (French Genève), capital of the canton of Geneva, at the outflow of the Rhône from Lake Geneva, with (2018) 201 800 residents the second largest city in Switzerland. Geneva is the intellectual center of French-speaking…
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Swiss History Part VI

Swiss History 6

The first success was evident after several attempts in the revision of the Federal Constitution in 1874, which included a. introduced the optional referendum, but compensated for the renunciation of more centralized provisions with anti-cultural provisions. In addition, there was…
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Swiss History Part V

Swiss History 5

The new constitutional structure was modeled on the cantonal model: the executive consisted of seven federal councilors, elected by parliament, as the collegial head of the federal administration in the federal council (no presidential regime); the legislature was in a…
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Swiss History Part IV

Swiss History 4

While the state stuck to the old structure in its structure and became increasingly aristocratic, groups of citizens in societies tried to promote reforms in various areas, in particular social welfare and economics. The Helvetic Society united the patriotically minded…
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Swiss History Part III

Swiss History 3

In 1523/25 the city of Zurich decided to start the Reformation. Most of the cities followed, in 1528 the territorially important Bern. Zwingli’s Reformation reached far into southern Germany. The five places (Lucerne, Uri, Schwyz, Unterwalden, Zug) organized the Catholic…
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Swiss History Part II

Swiss History 1

Consolidation of the Confederation Between 1415 (conquest of the Habsburg Aargau) and 1474 (beginning of the Burgundian Wars), a solid state system was formed, the Swiss Confederation. It was expanded until 1536. The system comprised the “Thirteen Old Places” from…
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