Basel-City [Basel-Stadt] is a German-speaking canton in the North of Switzerland. Its capital is the city of Basel. Basel-Stadt is a half-canton and sends one representative to the Council of States.

Economic area of Basel is the second largest in Switzerland. It is famous for its chemical industry and pharmaseutical. It is also said to be Swiss cultural capital. The canton of Basel-Stadt borders with Germany and France and Swiss canton of Basel-Landschaft .

Website of the canton


people live in Basel-Stadt

The smallest

canton in Switzerland by area

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