The video below, created by Tony Johnston Media, whips through a few interesting facts on Switzerland, including its languages, political system, trains, gold, and a selection of its famous international residents.
Animation by Tony Johnston
- Big Mac prices quoted in animation.
- Swiss population figures (downloads excel spreadsheet).
- Swiss rail reliability rates.
- Swiss train trips.
- Switzerland’s gold industry.
- Swiss wealth.
- Founding of Swiss Federal Council in 1848 – the Swiss Conferation is officially recognised as being founded in 1291. This date comes from the Federal Charter of 1291, a document which was rediscoverd in 1758.
- Charlie Chaplin’s family tree.