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The world in 3D

In addition to the official products, swisstopo offers the creation of individualised 3D visualisations and geodata as a service. Customer-specific results that are suitable for a defined area of interest can be created on request from various source data.

The cover picture shows the terrain in FBX format on the left and the Digirama and buildings of swissBUILDINGS3D 2.0 in OBJ format on the right, three services offered by swisstopo

3D data packages

3D data packages combine various swisstopo data sets or products in one package. These packages are designed for the realisation of 3D visualisations. If possible, the data sets contained in them...


On request, swisstopo creates individual panoramic views with different display options and a freely selectable viewing location. DIGIRAMAs are often used to create panoramic panels.

Other services

On request, swisstopo also creates special products from geodata, such as contour lines or 3D data packages. These specific customer orders are fulfilled as part of a service.

Buildings and terrain as IFC files

swisstopo produces building and terrain data in IFC format on order. IFC data is suitable for use in BIM projects.

3D flights

swisstopo creates animated 3D visualisations from geodata at the request of clients. In this way, for example, changes in glaciers or the routes of sporting events can be presented in an attractive...

The 3D geodata and visualisations listed here are customised at the request of the client. They are not included in our download offer and belong to the geodata that cannot be downloaded directly. For this reason, provision fees are charged when an order is placed. Further information can be found here: Geodata - swisstopo ( For additional information or orders, you can also contact

Federal Office of Topography swisstopo Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
+41 58 469 01 11


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Geodata Distribution

Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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