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"Hi, Looking to move shortly with my family (wife and 2 year old daughter) and would love to settle in Binningen. What is the best area within Binningen, i.e: north, east, west...that is quiet but close to amenities, tram, etc? Thanks" (posted 11/29/2015)

sorry I do not know. I havn't got a clou about the region of Binningen cheers Albrecht
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Binningen is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in Switzerland. It is nestled in a valley, on a plateau, and on two hills overlooking the city of Basel.

Binningen is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in Switzerland. It is nestled in a valley, on a plateau, and on two hills overlooking the city of Basel.

Geography

Binningen has an area, as of 2009, of 4.43 square kilometers (1.71 sq mi). Of this area, 0.93 km2 (0.36 sq mi) or 21.0% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi) or 7.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 3.19 km2 (1.23 sq mi) or 72.0% is settled (buildings or roads) and 0.02 km2 (4.9 acres) or 0.5% is unproductive land.

Of the built up area, industrial buildings made up 1.1% of the total area while housing and buildings made up 53.7% and transportation infrastructure made up 9.5%. while parks, green belts and sports fields made up 7.2%. Out of the forested land, 5.9% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.1% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 14.7% is used for growing crops and 4.3% is pastures, while 2.0% is used for orchards or vine crops.

The municipality is located in the Arlesheim district, along the Birsig river. Bottmingen was part of Binningen until 1837. Over the course of the 19th Century it has been absorbed by the agglomeration of Basel.

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More about the History of Binningen (Switzerland)

Binningen is first mentioned in 1004 as Binningen. Various versions of the name Binningen appear in records dating from between the eleventh and fourteenth centuries, such as "Binnengin" and "Biningin".

[ source: wikipedia ]

Binningen is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in Switzerland. It is nestled in a valley, on a plateau, and on two hills overlooking the city of Basel.

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