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Land area: 41,300 square kilometres

Population: 7.7 million - 21.7 per cent are foreigners (2008)

GDP: $436.7 billion (2007) or SFr512.1 billion
GDP per person: $57,328 (2007) or SFr67,223

National languages: German (63.7 per cent), French (20.4 per cent), Italian (6.5 per cent), Romansh (0.5 per cent)

Religions: Roman Catholic (41.8 per cent; 2000 census), Protestant (35.3 per cent), Muslim (4.3 per cent), Jewish (.2 per cent); no religious affiliation (11.1 per cent).

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