Old Swiss Confederacy (former group of nations/states/cities)
Lat: 47 03 00 N degrees minutes
Lat: 47.0500 decimal degrees
Long: 008 18 00 E degrees minutes
Long: 8.3000 decimal degrees
Note: Loose confederation of independent cantons formed during the 14th century. From a nucleus in what is now central Switzerland, the confederacy expanded to include much of the territory of the modern nation of Switzerland.