Cantons of Switzerland

Cantons of Switzerland

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 26 cantons of Switzerland are the member states of the federal state of Switzerland. Each canton was a fully sovereign state with its own borders, army and currency from the Treaty of Westphalia (1648) until the establishment of the Swiss federal state in 1848. The most recently created canton is the Canton of Jura, which separated from the Canton of Bern in 1979.The name is derived is derived from the French word canton meaning corner or district (from which the term Cantonment is also derived).show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135826379
  • 9786135826371