The new orthophotos SWISSIMAGE 10 cm are available!

The orthophoto mosaic SWISSIMAGE 10 cm is a composition of new aerial photographs with a ground resolution of 10 cm. The images over the canton Basel, Basel-Landschaft, Solothurn and Aargau as well as the north of the canton of Bern have been integrated.


swisstopo at BEA 2019

From 26 April to 5 May 2019, the traditional BEA will take place in Bern. With the Bernese hiking trails, we will be represented with a stand. Test your cartographic knowledge in the puzzle game and discover the hiking trails of the Bernese Oberland on our map viewer!

BEA 2019

Public colloquiums

To be held on Fridays from November to April, they will consist of a number of presentations followed by a discussion on subjects chosen by the various swisstopo divisions. The next colloquium will take place on 26th April on the subject of geodata.

Further informations and registration (only in german or french)

The product swissTLM3D and the swissTLM-Map which is a background map in the federal geoportal have been updated!

swissTLM3D is a large-scale topographical landscape model of Switzerland. It describes more than 16 million natural and artificial landscape features in vector form. The automatically derived swissTLM-Map was also created from this updated data.


Chat with us on social media!

Communication with our customers and partners is very important to us. This is why we have a social media presence, posting news, the latest photos and videos and providing fascinating insights into what we do. Find out more about swisstopo and get in touch. We want to know what you think!

Our offer

Basic data processing

Icon Basic Data Processing

Geographical, geological and technical basics plus statutory mandates.

Basic Data

Freely available online tools and geodata

Icon Freely Available Online Tools

Maps, photos and applications available free of charge on the Internet (open data).

Online tools and geodata

Standard range

Icon Standard Range

Commercially available maps, photos, data and applications.

Standard Range

Personalised supply

Icon Personalised Supply

Client-specific services for authorities and/or private individuals.

Personalised Supply