41 is the country code for Switzerland.
Bern is the capital city of Switzerland.
How to Call Switzerland from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
To call a telephone number in Switzerland from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Switzerland - 41.
- Dial the subscriber number, omitting the first zero if there is one.
Landlines – City/Area Telephone Codes in Switzerland
Area telephone codes for a selection of the largest towns and cities in Switzerland are listed below:
- Basel – 61
- Bern – 31
- Biel/Bienne – 32
- Geneva – 22
- Lausanne – 21
- Lucerne – 41
- Lugano – 91
- St Gallen – 71
- Winterthur – 52
- Zurich – 43, 44
A 0 prefix and the area code are used when calling a landline number from any number in Switzerland (including landlines in the same area and mobile numbers).
Do not use the 0 prefix with the area code when telephoning from overseas.
For example, to call a number in Geneva XXXXXXX:
- From a landline in Geneva dial 022-XXXXXXX.
- From a landline in Switzerland outside Geneva dial 022-XXXXXXX.
- From a mobile phone in Switzerland, dial 022-XXXXXXX.
- From overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Switzerland (41), the area code without the 0, then the subscriber number e.g. 00-41-22-XXXXXXX or +41-22-XXXXXXX.
Mobile Telephone Numbers in Switzerland
Mobile phone numbers in Switzerland begin with 07.
Do not include any 0 prefix listed with the number when calling from outside Switzerland.
To call a mobile phone number in Switzerland from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Switzerland country code (41), and then the subscriber number without the 0 prefix e.g. 00-41-7XXXXXXXX or +41-7XXXXXXXX.
To call a Swiss mobile phone number from Switzerland, dial the full number with a 0 prefix e.g. 07XXXXXXXX.
When calling Switzerland from the United Arab Emirates, please note there is a time difference between Switzerland and the UAE.
The current time in the UAE is . The date is .
The time in Switzerland is now . The date is .
The time difference between UAE and Switzerland is 2 hours.
The official currency of Switzerland is the Swiss franc (CHF).
Current exchange rates between the UAE dirham and the Swiss franc (CHF to AED, AED to CHF) are:
- 1 Swiss franc (CHF) = 3.95 AED
- 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 0.25 CHF
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Switzerland in recent years is:
- 2018 - 8,513,227
- 2017 - 8,451,840
- 2016 - 8,373,338
- 2015 - 8,282,396
- 2014 - 8,188,649
- 2013 - 8,089,346
- 2012 - 7,996,861
- 2011 - 7,912,398
- 2010 - 7,824,909
- 2009 - 7,743,831
- 2008 - 7,647,675
- 2007 - 7,551,117
- 2006 - 7,483,934
- 2005 - 7,437,115
- 2004 - 7,389,625
- 2003 - 7,339,001
- 2002 - 7,284,753
- 2001 - 7,229,854
- 2000 - 7,184,250
- 1999 - 7,143,991
- 1998 - 7,110,001
Map of Switzerland
The location of Switzerland can be seen on the map below.