Why is Switzerland divided into 26 cantons?
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Why is Switzerland divided into 26 cantons?

A small country of 8.7 million people and the geographical area of merely 41,285 square kilometres, Switzerland is made up of 26 states — known here as cantons. How did this happen?

Röstigraben: The invisible barrier separating Switzerland
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Röstigraben: The invisible barrier separating Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What exactly is ‘coronagraben’ in Switzerland?

EXPLAINED: What exactly is ‘coronagraben’ in Switzerland?

Survey: some Swiss ‘never’ cross linguistic divide

Survey: some Swiss ‘never’ cross linguistic divide

Study: country-city divide replaces Swiss ‘Röstigraben’

Study: country-city divide replaces Swiss ‘Röstigraben’

Italian ‘ignored’ by Swiss schools in language wars

Italian ‘ignored’ by Swiss schools in language wars