Switzerland "R" Us

Posted: February 16, 2010

Mrs.Mitchell's Grade 5 class is playing for Switzerland and will be making a great effort to get some medals in the events for the next few weeks. Here are some interesting facts about Switzerland:In Switzerland, their currency is the Swiss Franc(CHF).Switzerland has one of the lowest crime rates of all industrialized countries.Their religion is 48% Protestant and 49% Catholic.The population is 7.70 million!thats not very much!The capitol city is Bern.  Bern's population is 130 000.Switzerland created the Tobleron bar!Switzerland is famous for its great music.  They play the alphorn and yodel.Swiss people are very good at skiing because they have great mountains.      More will be posted soon :)              by:Dylan.H