Friday, May 5, 2017

Fact of the Day: Swiss Name

Since there many different languages spoken in Switzerland, the official name for the country is Confoederatio Helvetica which is Latin. The name isn't used often, but rather just for official documents. 

13 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Good flag.

Carolina G. Ticala said...

Interesting post! Thanks for sharing! 👌👌👌

Pat Hatt said...

That would be fun to remember how to spell

Emmylou said...

LOLZ....that's a mouthful!

NanaDiana said...

That is crazy- who knew?! Well, obviously YOU do! Hope you are having fun in Atlanta!

Cloudia said...

Interesting fact Adam!

stephen Hayes said...

I think many people would be surprised to learn the proper name of many countries.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

"Helvetia" is on all their stamps too.

Christine said...

Interesting.

Jen said...

Oh wow!!!! You know I always look forward to reading your blog because I learn something new every single time.

Martha said...

I didn't know this. Interesting

Caro * said...

Very interesting. I love Switzerland :)

Kay said...

Just looking at that makes me think of the army knife.