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Oberwil is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in Switzerland.

Oberwil is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in Switzerland.

Geography

Oberwil has an area, as of 2009, of 7.88 square kilometers (3.04 sq mi). Of this area, 3.47 km2 (1.34 sq mi) or 44.0% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.54 km2 (0.59 sq mi) or 19.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.82 km2 (1.09 sq mi) or 35.8% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.03 km2 (7.4 acres) or 0.4% is either rivers or lakes and 0.02 km2 (4.9 acres) or 0.3% is unproductive land.

Of the built up area, industrial buildings made up 1.6% of the total area while housing and buildings made up 21.7% and transportation infrastructure made up 7.4%. Power and water infrastructure as well as other special developed areas made up 1.8% of the area while parks, green belts and sports fields made up 3.3%. Out of the forested land, 17.8% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.8% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 33.0% is used for growing crops and 8.0% is pastures, while 3.0% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is flowing water.

The municipality is located in the Arlesheim district, in the middle Leimen valley.

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More about the History of Oberwil (Basel-Landschaft)

Oberwil is first mentioned around 1102-03 as Oberuuilre.

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Oberwil is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in Switzerland.

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