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April 1, 2021
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In Article 24 of the regulations governing geographic names (GeoNV), the Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) is commissioned to establish, administer and publish the new official index of cities and towns including postal codes and perimeter. The data are stored centrally at swisstopo and correspond of the TOPIC «PLZOrtschaften» (postal codes and localities) of the official cadastral survey, with the exception that the identifier «IDENT PLZ, Zusatzziffern» of the table «PLZ» has been removed.The data set covers all of Switzerland and is available free of charge.


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January 1, 2010
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April 1, 2021
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