• Swiss World Atlas now on twitter

    The Swiss World Atlas is now also on twitter (@swissworldatlas). This complements the traditional communication channels such as the website and the newsletter. Thereby we hope to reach even more people interested in our atlas. Twitter allows us to quickly and comfortably spread news about the atlas and atlas-related topics. Nevertheless, we continue to provide […]

  • Prix Carto 2015

    Swiss World Atlas editor, Pascal Tschudi and editor in chief, Prof. Dr. Lorenz Hurni have won the Prix Carto 2015 award. In the context of the traditional autumn meeting on November 4, 2015 at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) at Muttenz, the Swiss Society of Cartography awarded the Swiss cartography […]

  • Swiss World Atlas interactive on new operating systems

    The Swiss World Atlas interactive runs well on the new Windows 10. With the new OS X 10.11, El Capitan, the atlas basically works but unforeseeable and abrupt crashes randomly happen. We know about that issue and are currently working on a solution.

  • Directories available online

    Due to user requests we published the table of contents, the subject index, the name index and the projection overview of the current printed Swiss World Atlas edition 2010 on our website (products => printed edition.) Only available in German, French and Italian.

  • New 3D display model of the apparent motion of the sun

    For a short time, an interactive 3D display model of the apparent motion of the Sun is now online (Maps => Testmaps). The display model enhances the representation “Apparent Motion of the Sun above the Horizon” of the printed atlas (see Swiss World Atlas, edition 2010, page 185) by interactive means. In contrast to the […]


Printed edition

The SWISS WORLD ATLAS is a widespread school atlas in Switzerland. It is characterised by versatile and high standard maps.

SWA interaktiv

Interactive version

The SWISS WORLD ATLAS interactive is the web-based complement to the the traditional printed edition.

Version 1.0.12 with a selection of over 100 maps, appropriate block diagrams and virtual globes