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: 6,884 (including weekly commuters)
Eligible Voters: 4,257 (as of May 2019)
Citizens of Bottmingen: 426 (resident in Bottmingen, as of June 2019)
Households: 3,168 (excluding businesses, as of 2 July 2019)
Total area: 299 hectares
Meadows and farmland: 110 hectares
Forest: 56 hectares
Developed land: 133 hectares
Elevation: 292 metres above sea level
Total population as of 31 December 2019: The population and the total number of citizens and eligible voters can vary during the course of the year.
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.