Last updated
December 1, 1994
Terms of use
Open use. Must provide the source. Use for commercial purposes requires permission of the data owner.


This brochure gives concise information on the services and possibilities of the GEOSTAT geographic information system, the spatial database operated by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office. The structure and operation of GEOSTAT are summarized and the main features of its data layers, geometry and content described. Examples of possible applications from various fields show how GEOSTAT can be used for solving scientific and practice-related problems alike, above all in the fields of regional planning and environmental research.


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Issued date
December 1, 1994
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  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
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Temporal coverage
January 1, 1979 - December 31, 1990
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