Switzerland

Switzerland flag
  • Country
    Switzerland
  • Capital
    Bern
  • Continent
    Europe
  • Population
    8.5M
  • Area
    41,300 km²
  • Currency
    Franc (CHF)
  • TLD
    .ch

All of Switzerland uses the same time zone, namely Europe/Zurich. The UTC time zone offset is --, also called --. Switzerland does observe daylight saving time.

Switzerland (Off. Swiss Confederation) has a population of 8.5 million people with Bern as the capital city. The official currency is Franc (CHF). Switzerland is locaded in Western Europe, has an area of 41,300 km² and is bordering Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Liechtenstein.

The next holiday in Switzerland is Ascension Day on May 9, 2024

Daylight saving time

  • Oct 29, 2023
    03:00
    ->
    02:00
    Sunday, October 29, 2023, the clock was set backwards by 1 hour, from 03:00 AM GMT+2 to 02:00 AM GMT+1. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier than the previous day.
  • Mar 31, 2024
    02:00
    ->
    03:00
    Sunday, March 31, 2024, the clock was set forwards by 1 hour, from 02:00 AM GMT+1 to 03:00 AM GMT+2. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later than the previous day.
  • Oct 27, 2024
    03:00
    ->
    02:00
    Sunday, October 27, 2024, the clock will be set backwards by 1 hour, from 03:00 AM GMT+2 to 02:00 AM GMT+1. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier than the previous day.
  • Mar 30, 2025
    02:00
    ->
    03:00
    Sunday, March 30, 2025, the clock will be set forwards by 1 hour, from 02:00 AM GMT+1 to 03:00 AM GMT+2. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later than the previous day.

2024 Holidays in Switzerland

  • Jan 1
    New Year's Day
  • Mar 29
    Good Friday
  • Mar 31
    Easter Sunday
  • Apr 1
    Easter Monday
  • May 9
    Ascension Day
  • May 19
    Pentecost
  • May 20
    Whit Monday
  • Aug 1
    Bundesfeiertag
  • Sep 15
    Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer
  • Dec 25
    Christmas Day
  • Dec 26
    Boxing Day