Schwyz is a German-speaking canton in Central Switzerland. Its capital is the city of Schwyz.

Schwyz is known for being the homeland of the famous Swiss-Knife produced by Victorinox.

Agriculture, especially diary production and catteling are among main occupations here. The canton of Schwyz borders with the cantons of Zurich, Zug, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Glarus, Uri and St.Gallen.

Website of the canton



people live in Schwyz


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