Blenio, Switzerland

Blenio is a municipality in the canton of Ticino, in southeastern Switzerland. Located 902 m (2,959 ft) above sea level, it covers 202 sq km (78 sq mi) and has a population of 1,700 people (2012 estimate). The municipality was formed on 22 October 2006 by incorporating the formerly separate municipalities of Aquila, Campo Blenio, […]

Brig, Switzerland

Brig (officially: Brig-Glis, French: Brigue-Glis, Italian: Briga-Glis) is a small town in Upper Valais, Switzerland. Located at an altitude of 691 m (2,267 ft) above sea level, Brig covers 38 sq km (14.7 sq mi) and has a population of 12,000 (2011 estimate). More on Brig Human habitation in Brig goes back to the Bronze […]

Neuhausen Am Rheinfall, Switzerland

Neuhausen am Rheinfall is a town on the northern bank of the River Rhine, in Schaffhausen canton, northern Switzerland. The town is where the Rhine plunges down Rhine Falls, Europe’s largest waterfall. Neuhausen am Rheinfall covers 7.98 sq km (3.08 sq mi) on a loop of the river. It has a population of 10,000 people […]

Bern, Switzerland

Bern is the capital city of Switzerland. It is also written as Berne in French, and Berna in Italian and Romansh. It terms of population, it is the fourth largest city in Switzerland behind Zurich, Geneva and Basel. Covering 51.6 sq km (19.9 sq mi), Bern has a population of 125,000 (2011 estimate) within a […]

Adelboden, Switzerland

Adelboden is a small village at the beginning of the Engstligental Valley, in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. It covers 88.2 sq km (34.1 sq mi) and has a population of 3,600 people (2011 estimate). The village is situated at an altitude of 1,350 m (4,429 ft) above sea level. More on Adelboden What makes […]