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Regions in Switzerland

Switzerland is made up of 26 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Switzerland. Information on all primary administrative regions in Switzerland.

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Primary administrative regions in Switzerland

There are 26 regions in Switzerland in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Switzerland
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Aargau Kanton Aargau1.574,171Aarau Aarau15,501
Appenzell Ausserrhoden Kanton Appenzell Ausserrhoden2.51,829Herisau Herisau15,438
Appenzell Innerrhoden Kanton Appenzell Innerrhoden3.15,717Appenzell Appenzell5,649
Basel-City Kanton Basel-Stadt4.195,962Basel Basel164,488
Basel-Landschaft Kanton Basel-Landschaft5.265,585Liestal Liestal12,832
Bern Canton de Berne6.955,658Bern Bern121,631
Fribourg Canton de Fribourg7.248,953Fribourg Fribourg32,827
Geneva Genève8.433,978Geneve Genève183,981
Glarus Kanton Glarus9.37,372Glarus Glarus5,681
Grisons Kanton Graubünden10.181,081Chur Chur32,429
Jura Jura11.69,935Delemont Delémont11,315
Lucerne Kanton Luzern12.362,215Luzern Luzern57,066
Neuchatel Neuchâtel13.168,810Neuchatel Neuchâtel31,270
Nidwalden Kanton Nidwalden14.40,794Stans Stans7,475
Obwalden Kanton Obwalden15.33,717Sarnen Sarnen9,410
Saint Gallen Kanton St. Gallen16.462,877Sankt Gallen Sankt Gallen70,572
Schaffhausen Kanton Schaffhausen17.73,443Schaffhausen Schaffhausen33,863
Schwyz Kanton Schwyz18.135,461Schwyz Schwyz14,177
Solothurn Kanton Solothurn19.250,155Solothurn Solothurn14,853
Thurgau Kanton Thurgau20.230,600Frauenfeld Frauenfeld21,979
Ticino Ticino21.317,006Bellinzona Bellinzona16,572
Uri Kanton Uri22.34,088Altdorf Altdorf8,678
Valais Canton du Valais23.284,653Sitten Sitten28,045
Vaud Canton de Vaud24.646,233Lausanne Lausanne116,751
Zug Kanton Zug25.106,352Zug Zug23,435
Zurich Kanton Zürich26.1,289,559Zurich Zürich341,730