Switzerland is a landlocked country and shares borders with five countries namely Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein. The country landscape is mostly mountainous. The very famous Swiss Alps lie in the south of the country. Switzerland is divided on the basis of cantons. The highest point of the country is Monte Rosa located at the height of 4634 meters. The longest river of the country is the River Rhine which is 375.5 kilometers long and the largest lake is Lake Geneva. There are Limestone ranges from the Lake Geneva to River Rhine.
Switzerland does not experience extensive heat, rains or cold. Climate is usually moderate in the country. Mercury might fall depending on the altitude. Winter usually starts from December and continue till April. This is the best time for skiing as most of the mountains remain snow-clad during this time. Autumn arrives in September and continues till November. It is pleasant during this time of the year as the leaves start changing colours and shed. The time from March to May usually brings spring and trees start blooming. Summer shall persist from May to August, but the temperature usually remains between 25°C to 30°C during summer too.
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