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Published on 8 January 2024

News about geodata

In this section you will find information about updates and news concerning swisstopo's geodata. 

9 January 2024

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The Geodata Newsletter provides you with regular information on the latest innovations in the world of swisstopo geodata.

6 March 2023

New Updates

Overview of the new geodata made available for download in the last 12 months

  • Coloured relief of the Clos du Doubs

    21 June 2024

    swissALTI3D Update June 2024

    The latest version of swissALTI3D is now available. The entire canton of Jura has been updated with new elevation data.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of Brienz BE with the village, the railway station and Lake Brienz.

    12 June 2024

    swissNAMES3D Update June 2024

    The 2024 edition of swissNAMES3D is available. With over 430,000 geo-referenced entries, swissNAMES3D is the most comprehensive collection of Swiss geographic names.

  • Bern as shaded relief

    6 June 2024

    swissSURFACE3D Raster Update June 2024

    swissSURFACE3D raster now also covers the cantons of Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt and Solothurn, as well as the northern and western parts of the canton of Bern.

  • The image shows 3D building models of Locarno integrated into a 3D model that is textured with an aerial image.

    5 June 2024

    swissBUILDINGS3D Update June 2024

    In swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta, 3D building models with the federal building identifier (EGID) are now also available for the cantons of Bern and Jura. Moreover, swisstopo has updated the datasets of swissBUILDINGS3D 2.0 and swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta in the cantons of Bern, Jura and Valais.

  • 28 May 2024

    SWISSIMAGE Update May 2024

    A new SWISSIMAGE update with images from the year 2023 is now available. A first part of the canton of Valais has been updated with the most recent images. The remaining part of the canton will be available at the beginning of July 2024.

  • Section of the national map 1:10’000, Andeer

    23 May 2024

    Swiss Map Raster 10 Update 2024

    swisstopo has updated the digital National Map 1:10,000 (Swiss Map Raster 10) with the latest data. The 2024 edition of Switzerland's most detailed national map is available for download and can be viewed at

  • 15 May 2024

    A journey through time national map 1:25’000

    The journey through time is now available for the 1:25’000 National Map. Analyse the evolution of the Swiss landscape from 1952 to the present day on the map viewer or with the geoservices of the Federal Geodata Infrastructure.

  • 2 May 2024

    Official directory of towns and cities: Update May 2024

    The product information has been updated.

  • Section of the Base Map, Aarau

    1 May 2024

    Swiss Map Web products Update May 2024

    The vector tileset ‹Base› (ch.swisstopo.base.vt) has been updated with the latest data and the Swiss Map Web products have been adapted. Light Base Map and Imagery Base Map are now also based on the vector tileset ‹Base›. The vectortiles services ch.swisstopo.leichte-basiskarte.vt and ch.swisstopo.leichte-basiskarte-imagery.vt will no longer be updated and will be removed by the end of the year.

  • Berne and it's old town

    30 April 2024

    swissSURFACE3D Update April 2024

    Our swissSURFACE3D data now covers the northern part of the canton of Berne up to the northern border of Thun.

  • The image shows a section of the swissTLM-Map in Bondo.

    24 April 2024

    swissTLM-Map Update April 2024

    swisstopo has updated the map display of swissTLM-Map with the latest data of the topographic landscape model (TLM), as well as the corresponding layers in

  • swissALTIRegio hillshade

    5 April 2024

    swissALTIRegio - the elevation model for wide-area applications

    The latest addition to swisstopo's range of elevation models has recently become available. swissALTIRegio is a small-scale terrain model. It replaces the outdated DHM25 and covers Switzerland and neighbouring countries with the latest elevation data.

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