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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 kilometers, 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.
Porrentruy is a little Swiss municipality and capital of the district of the same name Porrentruy that is located in the Canton of Jura. In 1988, the town of Porrentruy was awarded the Wakker Prize for the development and preservation of its architectural heritage. Porrentruy is one of the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destinations that are located in the Canton of Jura in Switzerland.
Porrentruy is a city known for its culture, exotic locations, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages. Porrentruy is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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