Welcome to Switzerland - home of the Alps, Swiss cheeses, banking, and the European headquarters of the United Nations. Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they learn about Switzerland's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Switzerland's population and total area, as well as images of the country's flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Switzerland! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.