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Name of a concept, e.g. a country. In contrast to a label, the name does not depend on a given context, e.g. a country-specific language.
Official name 
The official name of a concept, e.g. the fullname of a country.
Local language name 
Name of a country in the main local language of the country.
Country code 
A two letter code which defines codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest according to the ISO standard 3166-1.
Located in 
Property to define a geographic inclusion of one concept (e.g. a country) in another continent.
UN status 
Status which is assigned by the United Nations to a country. These status are defined in the ISO 3166 standard managed by the International Organization for Standardization.
member state
Official language 
The offical langauge of a country.
French, German, Italian
Language code 
Two-letter code for languages according to ISO standard ISO 639-1.
de, fr, it, rm
Defines a synonym of a given term.
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The following table shows legal forms that are valid for companies in Switzerland.
Legal formAbbreviationsDescription
Corp. droit public
Ragione individuale
Sole trader (UK)
Nature jur. étran.
Imp. pubb. corpora.
Imp. pubb. cantonale
Internat. Org.
Investmentgesellschaft mit festem KapitalInvestment trust 
Investmentgesellschaft mit variablem Kapital
Kommandit. Kapitalanlagen
Pub. Sec. inst.
SICAFInvestment trust 
SICAVOEIC (open-ended investment company)
Soc. en commandite
Soc. nom collectifGeneral partnership
Foreign PLC
Economic interest grouping
ZweigniederlassungBranch of a company

More details on rules and formats for banking data in Switzerland: Bank account (CH)

National bank ID name 
Local name of the national bank ID.
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National bank ID provider 
The provider (national authorities in most cases) of the national bank ID.
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Country currency 
Currency code for used for accounting in the given country.
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Maximum BBAN length 
Maximum number of characters of the Basic Bank Account Number (BBAN). For IBAN system, the BBAN must be of a fixed length for the country and comprise case-insensitive alphanumeric characters. It includes the domestic bank account number, branch identifier, and potential routing information. Each country can have a different national routing/account numbering system, up to a maximum of 30 alphanumeric characters.
IBAN country 
Specifies whether a country uses the SWIFT IBAN system or not.
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IBAN length 
Number of characters of the IBAN of a given Country.
IBAN check digit length 
Number of characters at the end of an IBAN of a given Country that are used as checksum.
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IdentifierTechnical keyDescription
Company identification number (Switzerland)CH_UIDUnique identifier that is assigned to each business which operates in Switzerland.
Organisation ID (Switzerland)CH_OID
VAT registration number (Switzerland)CH_VAT_ID