Paradigm, work of Mireille Fulpius at the Iris Garden of Vuillerens Castle (VD)
Paradigm, work of Mireille Fulpius at the Iris Garden of Vuillerens Castle (VD)

Switzerland in images

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

Cultural Switzerland

Opening of Tiguelet bridge

We are constantly updating our geodata. When Tiguelet bridge was opened, we had already marked it on our online maps.

Tiguelet bridge

New bathymetric data

The new product swissBATHY3D contains bathymetric data in the form of a very accurate digital elevation model that describes the topography of the Swiss lakebeds.


All buildings in Switzerland are now available digitally and in 3D

Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein are among the first countries in the world to have a comprehensive three-dimensional building model.

Switzerland in 3D

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

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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

Standard range

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Commercially available maps, photos, data and applications.

Standard Range

Personalised supply

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

Personalised Supply