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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.
Wettingen is a large town in Switzerland and the largest in the Canton of Aargau, founded in 1045. It stands where the Limmat River cuts a gorge through the eastern end of the Jura mountains. It also contains the Lagern, which is the easternmost peak of the Jura and measures around 2,800 feet above sea level. The city’s population is 18,647 in 2005.
As of 31 December 2005 the population of Wettingen was 18,647. It has not been classified as a city, despite the fact that it is larger than all neighboring communities, including the city of Baden. Wettingen is a suburb of Zürich, which is easily accessible by autobahn and commuter rail, and closely connected to Baden. Wettingen Abbey, founded here in 1227, was dissolved in 1841.
Wettingen is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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