Cantons of Switzerland

Cantons of Switzerland. Switzerland divided into 26 cantons and half cantons. Each of the 26 cantons has its own laws, parliaments, governments and courts. Basel, Appenzell and Unterwald bring together two semi-cantons to a cantonal square.

Cantons of Switzerland

Cantons of Switzerland

Zürich

ZürichZürich

The capital is Zürich. Zürich has a population of 1,487,969. Its surface area is 1,729 square kilometers. The official language of Zürich is German.

Bern

BernBern

The capital is Bern. Bern has a population of 1,026,513. Its surface area is 5,960 square kilometers. The official languages of Bern  are German and French.

Luzern

Lucerne Lucerne

Lucerne is the capital. Luzern has a population of 403,397. The surface area is 1,494 square kilometers. The official language of Luzern is German.

Uri

AltdorfAltdorf

The capital is Altdorf. Uri has a population of 36,145. Its surface area is 1,077 square kilometers. The official language of Uri is German.

Schwyz

SchwyzSchwyz

Its capital is Schwyz. Schwyz has a population of 155,863. The surface area is 908 square kilometers. The official language of Schwyz is German.

Obwalden

SarnenSarnen

The capital is Sarnen. Obwalden has a population of 37,378. Its surface area is 491 square kilometers.The official language of Obwalden is German.

Nidwalden

StansStans

Its capital is Stans. Nidwalden has a population of 42,556. The surface area is 276 square kilometers. The official language of Nidwalden is German.

Glarus

GlarusGlarus

The capital is Glarus. Glarus has a population of 40,147. Its surface area is 685 square kilometers.The official language of Glarus is German.

Zug

ZugZug

Its capital is Zug. Zug has a population of 123,948. The surface area is 239 square kilometers.The official language of Zug is German.

Fribourg

FriborgFriborg

The capital is Friborg. Fribourg has a population of 311,914. Its surface area is 1,671 square kilometers. The official languages of Fribourg are French and German.

Solothurn

SolothurnSolothurn

Its capital is Solothurn. Solothurn has a population of 269,441. The surface area is 790 square kilometers. The official language of Solothurn is German.

Basel-Stadt

Basel Basel

Basel is the capital. The Basel-Stadt has a population of 198,249. Its surface area is 37 square kilometers. The official language of Basel-Stadt is German.

Basel-Landschaft

LiestalLiestal

The capital is Liestal. The Basel-Landschaft has a population of 286,848. Its surface area is 518 square kilometers. The official language of Basel-Landschaft is German.

Schaffhausen

SchaffhausenSchaffhausen

The capital is Schaffhausen. Schaffhausen has a population of 80,769. The surface area is 298 square kilometers. The official language of Schaffhausen is German.

Appenzell Ausserrhoden

HerisauHerisau

The capital is Herisau. Appenzell-Ausserrhoden has a population of 54,954. The surface area is 243 square kilometers.

Appenzell Innerrhoden

AppenzellAppenzell

The capital is Appenzell. Appenzell Innerhoden has a population of 16,003. The surface area is 172 square kilometers.The official language of Appenzell Innerhoden is German.

St. Gallen

St. GallenSt. Gallen

Capital City is St. Gallen. It has a population of 502,552. The surface area is 2,031 square kilometers.The official language of St. Gallen is German.

Grisons

ChurChur

The capital is Chur. Grisons has a population of 197,550. The surface area is 7,105 square kilometers.The official languages of Grisons are German, Romansh and Italian.

Aargau

AarauAarau

The capital is Aarau. Aargau has a population of 663,462. The surface area is 1,404 square kilometers. The official language of Aargau is German.

Thurgau

FrauenfeldFrauenfeld

The capital is Frauenfeld. Thurgau has a population of 270,709. The surface area is 992 square kilometers.The official language of Thurgau is German.

Ticino

BellinzonaBellinzona

The capital is Bellinzona. Ticino has a population of 354,375. The surface area is 2,812 square kilometers. The official language of Ticino is Italian.

Vaud

LausanneLausanne

The capital is Lausanne. Vaud has a population of 784,822. The surface area is 3,212 square kilometers.The official language of Vaud is French.

Valais

SionSion

The capital is Sion. Valais has a population of 339,176. The surface area is 5,224 square kilometers. The official languages of Valais are French and German.

Neuchâtel

NeuchâtelNeuchâtel

The capital was Neuchâtel. Neuchâtel has a population of 178,567. It has an area of 802 square kilometers. The official language of Neuchâtel is French.

Geneva

GenevaGeneva

The capital is Geneva. Geneva has a population of 489,524. The surface area is 282 square kilometers. The official language of Geneva is French.

Jura

DelémontDelémont

The capital is Delémont. The Jurassic has a population of 73,122. The surface area is 839 square kilometers. The official language of Jura is French.