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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.
Cham is a municipality in the canton of Zug, Switzerland, with an area of 19.82 square kilometers and, as per the 2005 census, a population of 13,894. The city situated on the northern shore of Lake Zug, was awarded the Wakker Prize in the year 1991 for the preservation of its architectural legacy. The town's first charter dates from 1360. The city is elevated at 420 meters.
A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, luxurious hotels and cottages, Cham is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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