Switzerland, as now divided into nineteen cantons
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Switzerland, as now divided into nineteen cantons interspersed with historical anecdotes, local customs, and a description of the present state of the country. The cantons are severally described, and also the county of Neuchatel, the republic of Geneva, the boundaries, & new road over the Simplon, with picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the Swiss to which is added a short guide to travellers. by A. Yosy

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Published by Printed for J. Booth in London .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Switzerland,
  • Switzerland.

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  • Costume -- Switzerland.,
  • Switzerland -- Description and travel.

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StatementBy A. Yosy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDQ36 .Y7
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6533696M
LC Control Number11020571
OCLC/WorldCa6269689

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  Switzerland is divided into 20 full cantons and six half cantons, a division set down in the federal constitution. Although the internal autonomy of . Switzerland - Switzerland - Switzerland from to the present: The year was a decisive turning point in Swiss history. Although internal conflict was not wholly eliminated thereafter, it was always settled within the framework of the federal constitution. The liberals and radicals, who completely dominated the state in the 19th century and remained a leading force into the . The word canton means district or a section or part of a country; in total there are 26 cantons in Switzerland. Not all cantons speak the same language, some cantons are French speaking, German speaking and Italian speaking, while in other cantons like Graubünden: German, and Romansh are spoken.   A confederation in the central part of Western Europe, made up of twenty-two cantons, three of which are divided into half-cantons. The country lies between 45°49'2" and 47°48'32" north latitude, and 5°57'26" and 10°29'40" longitude east of Greenwich. Its area is 15, square miles.