Schaffhausen is a city in north-eastern on the river Rhine, next to the border. Its prime tourist attraction are the Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfalls.
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The is a waterfall located in and the most powerful waterfall in . Photo: Earth explorer, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The is a circular 16th century fortification in the center of the city of Schaffhausen. Photo: Roland zh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a in the in the canton of Zurich. Photo: Roland zh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Localities in the Area

is a town and a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland. Photo: Andyblome, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality in the district of Andelfingen in the canton of Zürich in . Photo: Chriusha, CC BY-SA 3.0.

am Hochrhein, commonly known as , is a German municipality in the south of and an exclave entirely surrounded by territory belonging to . is situated 4 km east of Schaffhausen. Photo: Prekario, Public domain.


47.696° or 47° 41' 45.8" north
8.6345° or 8° 38' 4.2" east
IATA airport code
United Nations Location Code
403 metres (1322 feet)
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node 29011774
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  • Western Panjabi: شافہاؤزن
  • Wu Chinese: 沙夫豪森
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