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 14th December on the subject of geothermal energy in Switzerland.

Further informations and registration (only in german or french)

The Siegfried Map: 150 years

In late 1868, the Federal Assembly created the legal framework for the Topographic Atlas of Switzerland (Siegfried Map). The map series showed the complete Swiss terrain along contour lines for the first time.

The Siegfried Map

Puzzle of buildings

Did you know that a puzzle of all the buildings in Switzerland would cover the surface of the canton of Obwalden?

Did you know that...

Ready for winter?

With the new waterproof snowshoe and ski tour maps you are always up to date and safe on the way. The new releases: 249S Tarasp, 258S Bergün / Bravuogn, 259S Ofenpass, 268S Julierpass, 469S Val Poschiavo.

Further information at 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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Basic data processing

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Geographical, geological and technical basics plus statutory mandates.

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Freely available online tools and geodata

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

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Commercially available maps, photos, data and applications.

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