Switzerland is a country located in Central Europe. It is bordered by Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. The country has a population of about 8.5 million people, and its official languages are German, French, Italian, and Romansh. Switzerland is a federal parliamentary democracy, and its current president is Guy Parmelin. The country has a developed economy, with significant contributions from the agricultural, industrial, and service sectors. Some of Switzerland's major industries include banking, insurance, and pharmaceuticals. The country is known for its rich cultural heritage, its beautiful landscapes, and its many historic cities and landmarks, such as the Zurich and the Geneva.