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geo.admin.ch

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.

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geo.admin.ch: General information

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.

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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.

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Task and responsibilities

According to the Geoinformation Ordinance (GeoIV), art. 48, the coordinating body for Federal geographical information, GCG, is administratively subordinate to the Federal Office of Topography and has its own operational centre, COGIS, a division of swisstopo. On behalf of the GCG, COGIS is responsible for the coordination, operation and further development of the Federal Spatial Data Infrastructure (FSDI).

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Legal framework

The tasks, services and responsibilities of geo.admin.ch are defined in the following laws and ordinances:

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General Terms of Use and Operating Conditions of the Federal Spatial Data Infrastructure FSDI

Free acquisition and use

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Impressum : responsibilities and contacts

Coordinating agency for Federal geographical information (GCG)

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RSS & Social Media

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