geo.admin.ch - the federal geoportal
geo.admin.ch is the geographical information platform of the Swiss Confederation within the Federal Administration. As a user, you can directly access federal geographical information, data, services and metadata right here.
Revised GeoIV. The revised GeoIV came into force on August 1, 2022
Geodata made easy: Joint project of geo.admin.ch and BFH as civicChallenge finalist.
Save the date: The 4th GeoUnconference will take place on 13.10.2022 in Bern.
Dataset of the week
Water availability for plants: Changes between 1981 and 2018 (FOEN).
Where is it hottest today? Current temperature maxima (MeteoSwiss).
Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance (FOEN).
Geoinformation for everyone - leaflet
This leaflet gives an overview of the variety of data and maps on map.geo.admin.ch. It shows how we can all benefit from geoinformation as individuals, as a society, in politics, business, research and education.
Geoinformation is an important part of our everyday life and provides an essential basis for information, work and decision-making in economy, science, administration, politics and as well as for private persons. This film is intended to give an insight into the world of geoinformation.
Organisation: names, departments, contacts
The coordination of geographical information within the Federal Administration is under the strategic direction and management of the coordinating agency for Federal geographical information, GCG.
Web Map Tiling Services WMTS: available services and data
A WMTS service does not offer the flexibility of free scale selection; it offers instead faster loading/transmission time by using static tiles with fixed and discrete scales.
Web Mapping Services WMS: Available services an data
The BGDI supports the federal offices by setting up WMS services. You can freely use the following examples and integrate them into any GIS system.
REST Interface: Spatial Temporal Asset Catalog API
The data.geo.admin.ch Spatial Temporal Asset Catalog – API is a «dataset based» download service providing access to packaged geospatial data and related metadata.