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Bern Zytglogge

Bern The Swiss Capital

Many would be mistaken in assuming that Zurich is the capital of Switzerland, however, Berne was chosen as the capital or not… Bern’s official title is Bundesstadt, or Federal City, rather than Hauptstadt, or capital city. Switzerland technically has no capital but since 1848 Bern has been the seat of the Federal Parliament and government so is the de facto capital. These are […]