Cantons of Switzerland

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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
Cantons of Switzerland

Zürich

Zürich
Zürich

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

Bern
Bern

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

Altdorf
Altdorf

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

Schwyz
Schwyz

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

Sarnen
Sarnen

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

Stans
Stans

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

Glarus
Glarus

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

Zug
Zug

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

Friborg
Friborg

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

Solothurn
Solothurn

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

Liestal
Liestal

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

Schaffhausen
Schaffhausen

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

Herisau
Herisau

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

Appenzell Innerrhoden

Appenzell
Appenzell

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. Gallen
St. 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

Chur
Chur

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

Aarau
Aarau

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

Frauenfeld
Frauenfeld

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

Bellinzona
Bellinzona

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

Lausanne
Lausanne

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

Sion
Sion

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

Neuchâtel
Neuchâtel

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

Geneva
Geneva

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

Delémont
Delémont

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.

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