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Geographical centre of Switzerland


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The geographical centre of Switzerland has the coordinates 46°48′4″N 8°13′36″E . It is located at Älggi-Alp in the municipality of Sachseln, Obwalden. The point is the centre of mass determined in 1988 by Swisstopo.
As the point is difficult to access, a stone was set 500 m further south-east on Älggi Alp . This symbolizes the centre of Switzerland and is located at 46°47′54″N 8°13′55″E . A plaque on the stone commemorates the winner of the "Swiss of the Year" award.


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