Allschwil in figures

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Country

Schweiz

Canton

Basel-Landschaft (BL)

District

Arlesheim

Zip code

CH-4123

Population

20'536 (valid on 31.03.2016)

Foreigners' share 26,2%

Denomination

31% Roman Catholic

29% Protestant

  1% Christian Catholic

Neighborhoods

Basel-Stadt BS
Binnigen BL
Oberwil BL
Schönenbuch BL
Neuwiller F
Buschwiller F
Hégenheim F
Saint-Louis F

Coordinates

47° 28' n.Br. / 7° 36' ö.L

Above sea level

287 m

Expanse

Total                 8.89 km2

Settlement      46.7%

Agriculture      26.3%

Forest              27.0%



POLITICS


Legislature

Einwohnerrat (40 Members)

The Legislature (parliament) is elected by the residents for a term of office of four years.

Seats (term of office 2016 - 2020):

  • FDP 8 seats
  • SP 12 seats 
  • SVP 9 seats 
  • CVP 6 seats 
  • Grüne/EVP/GLP 5 seats

Executive

Gemeinderat (7 Members)

President: Nicole Nüssli-Kaiser (FDP)

Vice President: Franz Vogt (CVP)

Departements:

  • Zentrale Dienste - Verwaltungsführung
  • Finanzen - Steuern 
  • Soziale Dienste - Gesundheit
  • Hochbau - Raumplanung 
  • Bildung - Erziehung - Kultur 
  • Tiefbau - Umwelt 
  • Einwohnerdienste - Sicherheit


The Gemeinderat is elected by the residents for a term of office of four years.



TRAFFIC


Public Transport

  • Line 6 (tram) to the city of Basel and Riehen
  • Line 8 (tram) from Neuweilerstr. to Kleinhüningen and Weil am Rhein
  • Line 31 (bus) from Bachgraben to Riehen
  • Line 33 (bus) from Schönenbuch via Allschwil to Basel/Schifflände
  • Line 38 (bus) from Bachgraben to Basel/Schifflände and Whylen
  • Line 48 (bus) from Bachgraben to the railway station (Basel SBB)
  • Line 61 (bus) from Letten to Binningen and Oberwil
  • Line 64 (bus) from Bachgraben to Oberwil and Arlesheim

Individual traffic

Allschwil can easily be reached by car.

Airport

The EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg connects Basel to numerous important international destinations on a daily basis and is reachable in just 15 minutes from Allschwil.

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