Matterhorn, Switzerland

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Zermatt is a municipality in the district of Visp in the German-speaking section of the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It has a population of about 5,800 inhabitants.  The town lies at the upper end of Mattertal at an elevation of 1,620 m (5,310 ft), at

Switzerland’s most iconic landmark rises to a distinctive pyramidal peak above the town of Zermatt. First ascended in 1865, the Matterhorn is a popular destination for climbers, winter sport enthusiasts, and photographers. (by Susan Seubert via National Geographic)