Center Paul Klee, Bern
Center Paul Klee, Bern

Switzerland in images

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


Cultural Switzerland

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)

Christmas presents

Do you want to offer a unique gift? The silk tie from swisstopo will be perfect as a Christmas gift. Are you more interested in paper maps?

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"cadastre" magazine 28/2018

«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 28/2018

Accurate and easy to read

The most accurate and easy-to-read overview map of Switzerland on 4 sheets is now available with a new update. In the 1:200,000 format, they now gleam with more up-to-date data. Suitable for motorcyclists, car drivers, rail travellers and explorers.

National map 1:200 000

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