Lavaux, vineyard terraces - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Lavaux, vineyard terraces - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Switzerland in images

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

Cultural Switzerland

Inauguration of cantonal road 177

We are constantly updating our geodata. When cantonal road 177 was inaugurated, we had already marked it on our online maps.

Cantonal road 177

New Geological Atlas sheet between Prättigau and Lower Engadin

With the publication of the Atlas sheet 156 Davos, a new map of the Geological Atlas of Switzerland 1:25,000 is available. Geological data are an important basis for underground construction such as the Vereina Tunnel, which appears on this map.

Geological Atlas of Switzerland 1:25,000

Social and Family-Friendly Business Culture

swisstopo has been certified by the agency UND as an employer offering working conditions favorable to the reconciliation between private and professional life.

« Family & Profession » rating

"cadastre" magazine 27/2018

«cadastre» magazine is addressed in particular to specialists in the field of cadastral surveying and to everyone involved in the development and operation of the Cadastre of Public-law Restrictions on landownership (PLR-cadastre).

"cadastre" magazine 27/2018

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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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Basic data processing

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Geographical, geological and technical basics plus statutory mandates.

Basic Data

Freely available online tools and geodata

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

Online tools and geodata

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Commercially available maps, photos, data and applications.

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

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