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Coordinates: 47°28′N 7°44′E

Coat of Arms of Liestal
Country Switzerland
Canton Basel-Landschaft
District Liestal
Coordinates47°28′N 7°44′E
Population 13,771   (as of December 2012)
Area 18.19 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Elevation326 m (1,070 ft)
Postal code 4410
SFOS number2829
MayorLukas Ott (as of 2014) GPS
Surrounded by
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Arisdorf, Bubendorf, Frenkendorf, Füllinsdorf, Hersberg, Lausen, Nuglar-St. Pantaleon (SO), Seltisberg
Twin townsOnex (Switzerland), Sacramento (USA), Waldkirch (Germany)

Liestal is a town in Switzerland. It is the capital of the Swiss canton of Basel-Landschaft. It is 17 kilometres (11 miles) south of Basel. As of December 2012, 13,771 people lived there.[1]


  1. "Cantonal Population Statistics". Statistical Office of Basel-Landschaft. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 4 September 2014.