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Tuesday, 1 August 2017

World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Switzerland


Spanning an awesome 1621 feet and rising as high as 279 feet, the newly opened Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge in Switzerland has broken the record for the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge, according to Zermatt Tourism.

The bridge, which has replaced an older bridge that was damaged by falling rocks, was named after its chief sponsor, a psychologist and co-owner of a Swiss winery. The span is impossibly narrow, at just 25.6 inches wide. Hikers can now cross the Europaweg (Europe Bridge) which connects Grächen and Zermatt and measures nearly 500m.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The Currency of Switzerland is Swiss franc.
  • The Capital of Switzerland is Bern.
Source- BBC News

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