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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.
Sempach is a small city in the Swiss canton of Lucerne, built above the eastern shore of Lake Sempach. By road north of the Sempach railway station on the main line between Lucerne and Olten. In 2005, the population of the city was 3,764 and an area of 11.68 square kilometers.
It has retained some traces of its medieval appearance, especially the main gateway, beneath a watch tower, and reached by a bridge over the old moat. Some miles north of Sempach is the charming village of Beromunster, with a collegiate church founded in the 10th century and dating, in parts, from the 11th and 12th centuries. A wonderful landscape shaped of calm hill courses, broad valleys and the beautiful region of upper Sempach. Sempach is an attractive city with natural beauty and historical places, while traveling in Switzerland.

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