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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicPolls & Surveys · 1 decade ago

Name something Switzerland is famous for?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Chocolate. (:

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    1 decade ago

    Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs

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  • 1 decade ago

    amazing natural beauty with lakes, 2 mountain ranges (Jura and the Alps), many historical monuments and some of the cleanest cities in the world

    Valais : a long, narrow, L-shaped valley which was cut by glaciers between two alpine mountain ranges

    Graubünden (Romansch: Grischun, Italian: Grigioni) is a mountainous canton, from maps one can see that it is dominated by the Engadine and Rhein valleys

    Lake Geneva, known in French as Lac Léman, is one of the largest lakes in western Europe. It lies on the course of the Rhone river on the frontier between France and Switzerland.

    hosting the European headquarters of the UN as well as the headquarters of the WTO and many other international agencies

    Source(s): wikipedia
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    -The Swiss Family Robinson...

    -And No: The von Trapp family Did Not escape through the Alps of Switzerland. They escaped traveling to Italy.

    -Also, they are famous for being "Very" Punctual.

    -Their Motto is: "One for All, and all for One", yes, as the Musketeers.

    -The Swiss Guard, the same protecting The Pope in The Vatican, Italy.

    -Gorgeous "Bond" girl: Ursula Andress.

    -Renee Zelwegger born in Texas, USA, but her father is Swiss.

    -Roger Federer, who was a Professional Footballer before starting his new careers as a Tennis player.

    Alfred Nobel, and the most famous and most acclaimed prize in the world, named after the Swedish Chemist: "The Nobel Prize", organized and presented by the Swedish Academy:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nobel_Prize

    Besides most aclaimed and famous Zurich, Switzerland, citizen Albert Einsten, this is one of very few countries with Most "Nobel Price Winners".

    http://www.switzerland.com/en.cfm/home/science/off...

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  • 1 decade ago

    despite being surrounded by the EU (European Union consisting of 27 countries), the Swiss still choose to use their Swiss Frank currency rather than the Euro. Lol not famous but ugh i have a macro econ test tom. so any lil bit helps and this whole EU stuff is what we been learning :D

    Enjoy the rest of ur nite:) and sry 4 wastin ur time:(

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Cheese, Swiss Chocolate, Swiss Army Knife, Swiss Alps, Neutrality in wars etc

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  • 1 decade ago

    The Mountains,Cheese,chocolate

    See Wikipedia!

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  • 1 decade ago

    A new president in Switzerland is elected every yr

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  • 1 decade ago

    Skiing in the Alps

    Exquisite workmanship on watches

    Chocolate to die for

    Cheese - but we in Wi. make vg cheese too!

    Hidden Bank Accounts

    Grandfather clocks

    Scenic areas that take your breath away

    Tall women

    Don't they also make some very remarkable dolls? I think I heard of some costing alot of money from there.

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  • 1 decade ago

    The Alps, the Matterhorn, , yodeling, chocolate, cheese, skiing, neutrality, knives, low crime rate (with high gun ownership), militia, Geneva convention, Nestle, Swatch, Chemicals, health and pharmaceutical, Measuring instruments, Musical instruments, real estate, banking and insurance, tourism, international organizations, CERN, alphorns (the ricola horn), and the accordion.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Zurich, the town murderers used to run away to escape the US because the Swiss wouldn't hand them over.

    Chocolate

    Knives

    Watches

    International Red Cross Association

    Skiing

    Renee Zellweger

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