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Switzerland (GPS: 47 00 N, 8 00 E) located in Central Europe, east of France, north of Italy. The country’s area measurements are total: 41,277 sq km; land: 39,997 sq km, water: 1,280 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey. The total irrigated land is 630 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Switzerland: Landlocked (enclosed or nearly enclosed by land). Crossroads of northern and southern Europe. Along with southeastern France, north of Italy and southwestern Austria have the highest elevations in the Alps.