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MILITARY OF SWITZERLAND General- Vacant in peacetime Minister of Defense- Swiss Federal Councilor Ueli Maurer Chief of the Armed Forces- Lt Gen Andre Blattmann
MILITARY Military age- 19 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; Conscription- 19-34 years of age obligatorily 36 for subaltern officers, 52 for staff officers and higher
COUNTRY Bern is the capital of Switzerland and the largest cities is Zurich. Their official language is German. The languages also spoken are French, Italian, and Romansh.
COLLECTION OF SWISS LAW SOURCES It is edited by the Law Sources Foundation of the Swiss Lawyers Society. The Law Sources Foundation was established in 1894 (then called Law Sources Commission) for this purpose.
FOODS Food, ingredients and the way it varies greatly all over the country. Generally speaking, basic food items include a huge selection of bread (white, whole wheat etc.), dairy products such as milk, yogurt, butter and of course a great variety of the world famous Swiss cheese. Also important are vegetables including beans, carrots, cauliflower, potatoes, spinach etc.
MORE FOODS Sausages and meat mainly veal, beef, pork, chicken, or turkey are served in many different ways: grilled, cooked, sliced or cut. Side dishes include French fries, rice, potatoes and different types of pasta. Fruits are available from all over the world, locally grown fruits include apples, pears, grapes and different types of berries, such as black berries, blueberries, raspberries, red currants and strawberries.
SWITZERLAND’S MONEY Just about all of Swiss 5, 10, and 20 rappen coins are minted in copper nickel. The one in this picture is special; it is minted in brass. Copper nickel coins are lighter in color, but the pattern is the same. Some coins were also minted in aluminum brass, which takes on a golden color.
CANDY Switzerland- born Nestle arrived on the chocolate scene in 1866. Their century and a half of candy experience has given them an edge over the competition and established their brand name worldwide but did you know that Nestle also created baby food, powered drink mix, and bottled water? As their product line has become more diverse, it’s still chocolate that they are most associated with.
MORE CANDY Nestle Treasures are among the best filled chocolates on the market. If you haven’t tried these yet, get out to your supermarket and buy a bag or four. Twelve ounce bags.