Geopolitical map of Switzerland

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CapitalPopulationArea
Berne 7,581,000 41,290
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
CH +41 22:28:03 Europe/Zurich
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5 countries share a border with Switzerland

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Some data about Switzerland

Switzerland is a country of 7,581,000 inhabitants, with an area of ​41,290 km2, its capital is Berne and its time zone is "Europe/Zurich". Its ISO code is "CH" in 2 positions and "CHE" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Switzerland, you must dial your telephone code, which is 41. The currency used in Switzerland is the "Franc" (CHF).

The administrative subdivision of Switzerland (administrative division) is made up of 26 Kantone (level 1), 147 Bezirke (level 2) and 2485 Gemeinden (level 3). Switzerland has 5 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Switzerland with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Switzerland to access a zoom level and finer details.

Switzerland shares borders with Austria, Germany, France, Italy and Liechtenstein.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Switzerland

Number of cities by importance (population) in Switzerland. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
5 1 0 0
12.2 % 4.5 % 0.0 % 0.0 %
  • The 5 most important cities represent 12.2% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 4.5% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population

Administrative division of Switzerland

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
26 Kantone1
147 Bezirke2
2485 Gemeinden3

List of first-order administrative division in Switzerland

  • Kanton Aargau
  • Kanton Appenzell Ausserrhoden
  • Kanton Appenzell Innerrhoden
  • Kanton Basel-Stadt
  • Kanton Basel-Landschaft
  • Canton de Berne
  • Canton de Fribourg
  • Genève
  • Kanton Glarus
  • Kanton Graubünden
  • Jura
  • Kanton Luzern
  • Neuchâtel
  • Kanton Nidwalden
  • Kanton Obwalden
  • Kanton St. Gallen
  • Kanton Schaffhausen
  • Kanton Schwyz
  • Kanton Solothurn
  • Kanton Thurgau
  • Ticino
  • Kanton Uri
  • Canton du Valais
  • Canton de Vaud
  • Kanton Zug
  • Kanton Zürich

List of major cities of Switzerland

  • Zürich341 730 inhabitants
  • Genève183 981 inhabitants
  • Basel164 488 inhabitants
  • Bern121 631 inhabitants
  • Lausanne116 751 inhabitants
  • Winterthur91 908 inhabitants
  • Sankt Gallen70 572 inhabitants
  • Lugano63 000 inhabitants
  • Luzern57 066 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 11)54 260 inhabitants
  • Biel/Bienne48 614 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 3)46 018 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 9)44 878 inhabitants
  • Thun42 136 inhabitants
  • Köniz37 196 inhabitants
  • La Chaux-de-Fonds36 825 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 10)36 216 inhabitants
  • Rapperswil34 776 inhabitants
  • Schaffhausen33 863 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 7)33 820 inhabitants
  • Fribourg32 827 inhabitants
  • Chur32 429 inhabitants
  • Neuchâtel31 270 inhabitants
  • Vernier30 086 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 6)29 951 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 2)29 215 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten28 307 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 12)28 189 inhabitants
  • Sitten28 045 inhabitants
  • Lancy27 291 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 4) / Aussersihl27 273 inhabitants
  • Emmen26 889 inhabitants
  • Kriens25 010 inhabitants
  • Yverdon-les-Bains23 702 inhabitants
  • Zug23 435 inhabitants
  • Uster23 279 inhabitants
  • Montreux22 897 inhabitants
  • Frauenfeld21 979 inhabitants
  • Zürich (Kreis 3) / Sihlfeld20 977 inhabitants
  • Dietikon20 893 inhabitants