We would like to welcome you to Bottmingen and thank you for your interest in our lively village. You will find some basic information about Bottmingen on this website. For any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact our Town Office.
Bottmingen is a lively and modern municipality located in the urban area surrounding the city of Basel, and offers a high standard of living. The village’s rural charm, uncomplicated administrative structure and well-developed public transport network make Bottmingen an attractive place to live.
The school lunch and after-school programme in Bottmingen that supplements compulsory schooling has been in place for several years now, and is an attractive benefit that meets a clear need within the population.
There is a wide range of sport and leisure facilities on offer: the outdoor pool next door to Bottmingen Castle, the indoor swimming pool, the Finnish running track, the fitness park, cultural events and an adult education programme all help to ensure that there is something on offer for all ages.
Bottmingen is also home to a moated castle – its unmistakeable historical landmark – and the village’s location also offers residents an ideal combination between proximity to the city of Basel and to the surrounding countryside.
Population: 7,109 (including weekly commuters)
Eligible Voters: 4,268
Citizens of Bottmingen: 561
Households: 3,276 (excluding businesses)
Total area: 298 hectares
Meadows and farmland: 76 hectares
Forest: 57 hectares
Developed land: 165 hectares
Elevation: 295 metres above sea level
If any details are missing or you would like to know more, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to help wherever we can.