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Basel-Landschaft

Basel-Landschaft (rarely Basle-Campagne; German: About this sound Basel-Landschaft (help·info) "Basel-Country"; informally: Baselland/Baselbiet), is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland. The capital is Liestal. It shares borders with the cantons of Basel-Stadt, Solothurn, Jura and Aargau, and with the French région of Alsace and the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

Geography

The canton of Basel-Landschaft lies in the north of Switzerland. The Jura mountain chain traverses the canton. The rivers Ergolz and Birs drain the lands of the canton. The thirty rivers of Baselland are:

Ergolz, Eibach, Homburger Bach, Diegter Bach, Walibach, Vodere Frenke, Fluebach, Hintere Frenke, Frenke, Orisbach, Röserenbach, Arisdorfer Bach, Violenbach, Wintersinger Bach, Buuser Bach, Magdener Bach, Hemmiker Bach, Rickenbächlein, Rhein, Birsig, Binnbach, Marchbach, Birs, Seebach, Chastelbach, Ibach, Dürrbach, Lüssel, Wahlenbach and Lützel.

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