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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a landlocked Alpine country in Central Europe. The country, which borders Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east, was historically a confederation, and has been a federation since 1848. Switzerland is a federation of relatively autonomous cantons, some of which have a history of confederacy that goes back more than 700 years, arguably putting them among the world's oldest surviving republics. With an area of 41,285 square kilometres, Switzerland is a relatively small country. Switzerland comprises three basic topographical areas namely the Swiss Alps, the Swiss plateau, and the Jura mountains. Switzerland has four official languages namely German, French, Italian and Romansh.
Carouge is a town in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, with a population of 18,479 as per 2003. The city was founded by Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia, King of Sardinia and Duke of Savoy on 31st January 1786. To this day, the city of Carouge has maintained its Mediterranean-like environment. Its bustling streets and many shaded squares invite one to leisurely walk.  Trendy boutiques, curios dealers and antiques, restaurants and bistros make sure a very warm and friendly ambience.
Geneva houses over 40 public and private museums, as well as many art galleries.  The various collections cater for all interests, be it ethnography, archaeology, fine arts, nature, applied arts, science or even technology. They also have a number of interesting churches, well-preserved houses with hidden gardens, striking courtyards and fascinating shops.
A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, luxurious hotels and cottages, Carouge is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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