The Champs-de-Boujean traffic route, east of Biel/Bienne, connects the A16 with the A5
The Champs-de-Boujean traffic route, east of Biel/Bienne, connects the A16 with the A5

The mobile Switzerland

Discover the beautiful or mysterious objects that are hidden in the aerial images of swisstopo.

Altitude evolution

Up until the end of May 2020, the altitude references in the swisstopo topographical landscape model and national maps were not always identical. The national map to a scale of 1:10,000, which has just been updated, is the first to show the new altitudes across all of Switzerland.

New altitudes for alpine summits

Covered bridges

Did you know that there are more than 300 covered bridges in Switzerland?

Covered bridges

Update swissNAMES3D

With over 400000 georeferenced entries, swissNAMES3D is the most comprehensive collection of Swiss geographical names. Interested parties can download this updated dataset free of charge.


Hiking Maps 1:33 333 – up-to-date

The four hiking maps Säntis, Gstaad–Lenk–Adelboden, Pilatus–Rigi and Unterengadin at a scale of 1:33 333 are constantly being updated and have just been reprinted. Thanks to the news graphics, readability is even better. Order the latest hiking maps – waterproof, easy-to-read, convenient and inexpensive.

Now available in our swisstopo Onlineshop

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!

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Geographical, geological and technical basics plus statutory mandates.

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