Basel-Landschaft

canton of Switzerland
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The Canton of Basel-Landschaft is a canton of Switzerland. The capital is Liestal.

Kanton Basel-Landschaft
Coat of arms of Kanton Basel-Landschaft
Coat of arms
Location in Switzerland
Map of Basel-Landschaft

Karte Kanton Baselland 2010.png
Coordinates: 47°7′N 7°44′E / 47.117°N 7.733°E / 47.117; 7.733Coordinates: 47°7′N 7°44′E / 47.117°N 7.733°E / 47.117; 7.733
CapitalLiestal
Largest cityAllschwil
Subdivisions86 municipalities, 5 districts
Government
 • ExecutiveRegierungsrat (5)
 • LegislativeLandrat (90)
Area
 • Total517.67 km2 (199.87 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2018)[2]
 • Total288,660
 • Density560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCH-BL
Highest point1,169 m (3,835 ft): Hinteri Egg
Lowest point246 m (807 ft): confluence of the river Birs with the Rhine, at Birsfelden
Joined1501
LanguagesGerman
Websitewww.bl.ch

DistrictsEdit

There are five districts:

MunicipalitiesEdit

There are 86 municipalities:

ReferencesEdit

  1. Arealstatistik Land Cover - Kantone und Grossregionen nach 6 Hauptbereichen accessed 27 October 2017
  2. Canton of Basel-Land Statistics, Wohnbevölkerung nach Nationalität und Konfession per 30. Juni 2018 (in German) accessed 18 September 2018

Other websitesEdit