Switzerland

From Heterodontosaurus Balls

The Swiss Confederation, more commonly known as Switzerland, is a tiny country surrounded in the mountains. Switzerland is known for her neutrality, never picking a side in wars. Switzerland is also known for her chocolates and cheeses.

Switzerland has among the best quality of life of everyone, plus political stability and stable economy. She is on of the best countries to live in.

History[edit | edit source]

In 1848, Switzerland became a federal state with a new constitution. She grew economically with industries like textiles and machinery. Even during World War I and World War II, Switzerland stayed neutral. But she faced issues about its banking laws and accusations of helping the German Third Reich.

After World War II, Switzerland progressed economically and politically. In 1947, she joined the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), showing her support for global trade. Swiss women gained federal voting rights in 1971. Despite her neutrality policy, Switzerland joined the United Nations in 2002.

Switzerland introduced euro banknotes and coins in 2002, replacing older Swiss currency denominations. Despite the global financial crisis in 2008, Switzerland stayed economically stable compared to other nations. Then, in 2014, Swiss voters barely agreed to limit immigration from European Union countries, causing tension with the EU.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Alps make up almost 60% of the country.
  • No tips are needed in Switzerland.
  • No Euro 💶€ in Switzerland.

Relations[edit | edit source]

Friends[edit | edit source]

  • Austria - He is the brother of Deutschland and me. We do a lot of activities together, especially skiing.
  • Liechtenstein - Brother and friend who is the best micro state! You're so sweet!

How to draw[edit | edit source]

Flag of Switzerland
  1. Draw a ball.
  2. Fill it with red.
  3. Draw a white plus sign in the middle.
  4. Add the eyes and you’re done!
Color Name HEX
Red #FF0000
White #FFFFFF