Switzerland: Land area

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 Switzerland

Land area in sq. km

 Latest value 39,510
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 39,523
 Min - Max 39,510 - 39,530
 Source Food and Agriculture Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 39523 sq. km with a minimum of 39510 sq. km in 2015 and a maximum of 39530 sq. km in 1993. The latest value from 2021 is 39510 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 655985 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Switzerland - Land area - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Switzerland - Land area - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.


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