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This is a lists of Cantons of Switzerland ranked by area. Note that half-cantons are listed separately; counting full cantons, Unterwalden ranks 17th before Glarus, Basel 19th before Appenzell, in turn ranking before Schaffhausen.

Rank Area
km²
 % of
total
Canton Pop. Dens.
1st 7105 17.2% GR Graubünden Graubünden 185,700 26
2nd 5959 14.4% BE Berne Berne 947,100 158
3rd 5224 12.7% VS Valais Valais 278,200 53
4th 3212 7.8% VD Vaud Vaud 626,200 194
5th 2812 6.8% TI Ticino Ticino 311,900 110
6th 2026 4.9% SG St. Gallen St. Gallen 452,600 223
7th 1729 4.2% ZH Zürich Zürich 1,228,600 710
8th 1671 4% FR Fribourg Fribourg 239,100 143
9th 1493 3.6% LU Lucerne Lucerne 350,600 234
10th 1404 3.4% AG Aargau Aargau 550,900 392
11th 1077 2.6% UR Uri Uri 35,000 32
12th 991 2.4% TG Thurgau Thurgau 228,200 230
13th 908 2.2% SZ Schwyz Schwyz 131,400 144
14th 838 2% JU Jura Jura 69,100 82
15th 803 1.9% NE Neuchâtel Neuchâtel 166,500 207
16th 791 1.9% SO Solothurn Solothurn 245,500 310
17th 685 1.7% GL Glarus Glarus 38,300 55
18th 518 1.3% BL Basel-Country Basel-Country 261,400 504
19th 491 1.2% OW Obwalden Obwalden 32,700 66
20th 298 0.7% SH Schaffhausen Schaffhausen 73,400 246
21st 282 0.7% GE Geneva Geneva 414,300 1469
22nd 276 0.7% NW Nidwalden Nidwalden 38,600 139
23rd 243 0.6% AR Appenzell Ausserrhoden Appenzell Ausserrhoden 53,200 218
24th 239 0.6% ZG Zug Zug 100,900 422
25th 173 0.4% AI Appenzell Innerrhoden Appenzell Innerrhoden 15,000 86
26th 37 0.1% BS Basel-City Basel-City 186,700 5045

Notes:


an:Lista de cantons suizos por superficie es:Anexo:Cantones suizos por superficie fr:Liste des cantons suisses par superficie ro:Lista cantoanelor Elveției după suprafață simple:List of Cantons of Switzerland by area

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