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Encyclopedia > List of Cantons of Switzerland by area

This is a lists of Cantons of Switzerland ranked by area. The twenty-six cantons of Switzerland are the states of the federal state of Switzerland. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ...

Rank Area % of
total
Canton Pop. Dens.
1st 7105 17.2% GR Grisons 185700 26
2nd 5959 14.4% BE Berne 947100 158
3rd 5224 12.7% VS Valais 278200 53
4th 3212 7.8% VD Vaud 626200 194
5th 2812 6.8% TI Ticino 311900 110
6th 2026 4.9% SG St. Gallen 452600 223
7th 1729 4.2% ZH Zurich 1228600 710
8th 1671 4% FR Fribourg 239100 143
9th 1493 3.6% LU Lucerne 350600 234
10th 1404 3.4% AG Aargau 550900 392
11th 1077 2.6% UR Uri 35000 32
12th 991 2.4% TG Thurgau 228200 230
13th 908 2.2% SZ Schwyz 131400 144
14th 838 2% JU Jura 69100 82
15th 803 1.9% NE Neuchâtel 166500 207
16th 791 1.9% SO Solothurn 245500 310
17th 685 1.7% GL Glarus 38300 55
18th 518 1.3% BL Basel-Country 261400 504
19th 491 1.2% OW Obwalden 32700 66
20th 298 0.7% SH Schaffhausen 73400 246
21st 282 0.7% GE Geneva 414300 1469
22nd 276 0.7% NW Nidwalden 38600 139
23rd 243 0.6% AR Appenzell Ausserrhoden 53200 218
24th 239 0.6% ZG Zug 100900 422
25th 173 0.4% AI Appenzell Innerrhoden 15000 86
26th 37 0.1% BS Basel-City 186700 5045

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