Northwestern Switzerland

Northwestern Switzerland is a region in Switzerland. It contains the cantons of Basel and parts of the cantons of Aargau and Solothurn.

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One of Switzerland's underrated tourist destinations, has a beautiful medieval old town centre, a fascinating carnival, and several world class art museums built by architects like Renzo Piano, Mario Botta and Herzog & De Meuron. Photo: Lucazzitto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an industrial town with a cobbled-street Old Town in , not far from . Photo: Umschattiger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town divided between and with the Rhine flowing through the town and making up the border. Photo: V4nco, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is probably the best preserved Roman city North of the Alps. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Northwestern Switzerland

Latitude of center
47.5° or 47° 30' north
Longitude of center
7.9° or 7° 54' east

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