Open print view the federal geoportal

The federal geoportal provides digital access to maps, aerial photographs and geographic information from the federal administration covering the entire territory of Switzerland. You can thus access geoservices, information and data from the various federal departments easily and free of charge.

Collage of digital maps from different federal offices


The federal geoportal provides the authorities, the public and the scientific community with up-to-date, rapid, simple and high-quality federal geodata as defined in the Geoinformation Act, covering the entire territory of Switzerland. The geoportal is operated under the strategic management of the Coordinating Agency for Federal Geographic Information (GCG) via its COGIS office at the Federal Office of Topography.

What services does provide? is an Internet platform for the spatial information, data and services of the Federal Administration.

As a user, you can directly access geoinformation and map material from various federal offices and thus different subject areas via this portal.

Using the map viewer, you can compile geodata sets with a map or aerial photo background of your choice and over whatever area you wish and then label them, share them with friends, print them out or use them offline on mobile devices.

Geoservices make geoinformation accessible and interlinked.

For research and teaching purposes, training courses and teaching sessions are made available on the basis of (not available in English). Using the map viewer, students learn how to handle digital Swiss maps and geoinformation relating to various subject areas. During the process, they not only acquire interdisciplinary knowledge on a wide range of topics, they also expand their skills in dealing with digital media at the same time.


Who can benefit from

The portal is available to anyone who is interested, as well as to specialists. 


Which data can be obtained via

Using, you can obtain all publicly accessible geodata of the federal administration directly from the relevant federal office, together with details regarding corresponding costs and conditions for use. - swisstopo
Federal Office of Topography swisstopo Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
+41 58 469 01 11


Relevant authority

Tel. +41 58 469 03 15


Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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