Interesting facts about Switzerland

9- The first leaf on the chestnut tree in Geneva is the symbol of the beginning of the spring: With the first leaf emerging on the chestnut tree near the government building in Geneva, the spring begins officially. In most cases, the spring begins in March, but sometimes funny things happen. For example, in 2002, the first leaf of the tree appeared on December 29th, or in 2006, the leaf emerged twice, first in March and then in October.