Eastern Switzerland

Eastern Switzerland is a region in . It spans the cantons of Schaffhausen, Thurgau, St. Gallen, both Appenzell and Glarus. It shares a border with , and and overlaps with the region.

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The canton of , also canton of Glaris is a canton in east central . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the main city of eastern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in north-eastern on the river Rhine, next to the border. Photo: Hauserphoton, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a village, a town, but not a municipality, and the capital of the canton of in . Photo: Nikater, CC0.


is a municipality in the Wahlkreis of Sarganserland in the canton of St. Photo: Zjtaylor, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in the eastern part of . Photo: Dicklyon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town on the shore of Lake Constance in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

is a city that borders Northeastern Switzerland & and lays direct at the end of Lake and Obersee. Photo: Böhringer, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Eastern Switzerland

Latitude of center
47.4132° or 47° 24' 47.6" north
Longitude of center
9.0363° or 9° 2' 10.5" east
723 metres (2372 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: شرق سويسرا
  • Belarusian: Усходняя Швайцарыя
  • Belarusian: Усходняя Швейцарыя
  • Catalan: Suïssa oriental
  • Chinese: 东瑞士大区
  • Chinese: 瑞士东部
  • Chinese: 瑞士东部地区
  • Chinese: 瑞士東部地區
  • Dutch: Oost Zwitserland
  • French: Suisse orientale
  • German: Ostschweiz
  • Hebrew: צפון-מזרח שווייץ
  • Italian: Svizzera orientale
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Aust-Sveits
  • Romanian: Elveția de Est
  • Russian: Восточная Швейцария
  • Swiss German: Ostschwiz
  • Tosk Albanian: Ostschweiz
  • Turkish: Doğu İsviçre
  • Vietnamese: Đông Thuỵ Sĩ
  • Vietnamese: Đông Thụy Sĩ

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