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Basel
Basel - Mittlere Brücke ower the Rhine
Mittlere Brücke ower the Rhine
Kintra Swisserland Coat of Arms of Basel
Canton Basel-Stadt
Destrict n.a.
47°34′N 7°36′E / 47.567°N 7.600°E / 47.567; 7.600Coordinates: 47°34′N 7°36′E / 47.567°N 7.600°E / 47.567; 7.600
Population 170,635 (Mai 2012)[1]
- Densitie 7,500 /km2 (19,426 /sq mi)
Aurie  23.91 km2 (9.23 sq mi)[2]
Elevation 260 m (853 ft)
  - Lawest 244.75 m - Rhine shore, naitional border at Kleinhüningen
Postal code 4000
SFOS number 2701
Mayor Guy Morin (as o 2009) GPS/PES
Demonym Basler
Surroondit bi Allschwil (BL), Binningen (BL), Birsfelden (BL), Bottmingen (BL), Huningue (FR-68), Münchenstein (BL), Muttenz (BL), Reinach (BL), Riehen (BS), Saint-Louis (FR-68), Weil am Rhein (DE-BW)
Wabsteid www.basel.ch
SFSO statistics
Basel is located in Switzerland
Basel
Basel

Basel (play /ˈbɑːzəl/) or Basle (play /ˈbɑːl/; German: Basel; pronounced [ˈbaːzəl])[note 1] is Swisserland's third maist populous ceety wi aboot 166,000 inhabitants.[3] Locatit whare the Swiss, French an German borders meet, Basel haes suburbs in Fraunce an Germany. In 2011, the Basel agglomeration wis the third lairgest in Swisserland wi a population o 500,600[4] in 74 municipalities in Swisserland an an additional 53 in neebourin kintras (municipal coont as o 2000).[5] The tri-naitional metropolitan aurie haes aroond 830,000 inhabitants in 226 municipalities.[6]

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  1. In the naitional leids o Swisserland the ceety is kent as Bâle [bɑl] (French) an aw, Basilea [baziˈlɛːa] (Italian) an Basilea [baziˈlɛːa] (Romansh)

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  1. Canton of Basel-Stadt Statistics, MS Excel document – Bevölkerung nach Wohnviertel im März 2012 (German) accessed 3 May 2012
  2. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  3. Basel Population, July 2010
  4. "Agglomerations: Permanent resident population in urban and rural areas". Swiss Federal Statistical Office. August 30, 2012. Retrieved October 08, 2012. 
  5. "B3: Metropolitanräume". Swiss Federal Statistical Office. June 7, 2012. Retrieved October 08, 2012. 
  6. "Eurodistrict Basel: Agglomeration". Eurodistrictbasel.eu. Retrieved 2010-03-08. 

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