swissworld.org - Switzerland's official information portal

swissworld.org - Switzerland's official information portal

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About swissworld.org

swissworld.org is published by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, General Secretariat, Presence Switzerland.
Presence Switzerland promotes an authentic image of modern Switzerland worldwide.

Editor

Presence Switzerland
Bundesgasse 32
CH-3003 Bern


Executive Producer:
Editorial office Web FCh
eGovernment Section
Swiss Federal Chancellery
Gurtengasse 5
CH-3003 Bern

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Copyright

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Please note the conditions for the use of the picture archive and the electronic postcards.


We would like to thank swissinfo/Swiss Radio International, Bern and the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation, SRG SSR idée suisse, Bern for allowing us to use their audio and video material.

We would also like to thank all those who kindly provided us with picture material. The source of all our photos is mentioned in the captions.

In the page headers material from the following sources was used:

People: Presence Switzerland
Leisure: Switzerland Tourism / swiss-image.ch
Geography: Emmanuel Ammon / AURA
Environment: Presence Switzerland
Science: ESA
Education: Keystone
Economy: ABB
Politics: Parlament.ch
History: Switzerland Tourism / swiss-image.ch

The seasonal pictures on the home page were supplied by:

Switzerland Tourism / swiss-image.ch
Presence Switzerland
shutterstock images