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Basel, Switzerland

Basel is a large place in the region of Basel-City in Switzerland with a population of approximately 164,488 people and is one of the largest places in Switzerland. Find all facts and information about Basel.

Facts and figures on Basel at a glance

Name: Basel (Basel)
Status: Large place and regional capital
Population: 164,488 people
Region name (Level 3): Basel
Region name (Level 2): Basel-Stadt
Region name (Level 1): Basel-City
Country: Switzerland
Continent: Europe

Basel is located in the region of Basel-City and is also the regional capital of this region. The distance from Basel to Switzerland's capital Bern (Bern) is approximately 69 km / 43 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Basel
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Basel BaselLarge place / Regional capital164,488 peopleBasel-City Kanton Basel-Stadt

Map of Basel

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Information on Basel

Information on Basel
Place nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Basel BaselBasel BaselBasel-Stadt Basel-StadtBasel-City Kanton Basel-StadtSwitzerlandEurope

Time in Basel

Time in Basel
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 4:00pmIn effect (+1 hour)Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 3:00pmGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Zurich

Geographic coordinates of Basel

Latitude & Longitude of Basel
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map47°33'30.2"N (47.5583900°)7°34'23.8"E (7.5732700°)

Distances from Basel

Distances from Basel
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
5,276 km north of the equator570 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Basel

Places around Basel

13 places found within 5 km around Basel. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Basel
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Grossbasel Grossbasel-1.2 km 0.8 mishow
Sankt Johann Sankt Johann-1.7 km 1.1 mishow
Klein-Basel Klein-Basel-1.7 km 1.1 mishow
Binningen Binningen14,1302.0 km 1.3 mishow
Wettsteinquartier Wettsteinquartier-2.3 km 1.4 mishow
Allschwil Allschwil18,1892.9 km 1.8 mishow
Kleinhuningen Kleinhüningen-3.2 km 2.0 mishow
Brueglingen Brüglingen-3.6 km 2.2 mishow
Bruderholz Bruderholz-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Birsfelden Birsfelden10,2323.8 km 2.4 mishow
Bottmingen Bottmingen5,9123.9 km 2.4 mishow
Stallen Stallen-4.3 km 2.6 mishow
Neuewelt Neuewelt-4.8 km 3.0 mishow

Airports around Basel

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External sources of information on Basel

Basel on Wikipedia