Matterhorn mountain

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News:Switzerland has expressed solidarity with India in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic by projecting the tricolour on the Matterhorn Mountain in the Swiss Alps.

Facts:

  • The Matterhorn is a mountain of the Alps situated on the border of Switzerland and Italy.
  • It is the sixth highest mountain in the Alps and in Europe.

Additional Facts:

Alps Mountains:

  • The Alps are a large mountain range that lies entirely in Europe. 
  • It is spread over eight alpine countries: France, Switzerland, Monaco, Italy, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, and Slovenia.
  • It was formed over tens of millions of years as the African and Eurasian tectonic plates collided.
  • Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps.