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Laufen
The Birs at Laufen
The Birs at Laufen
Coat of arms of Laufen
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Basel-Landschaft
District Laufen
Area
 • Total 11.37 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Elevation
354 m (1,161 ft)
Population
 (Mar 2016 )
 • Total 5,567
 • Density 489.62/km2 (1,268.1/sq mi)
Postal code
4242
Surrounded by Bärschwil (SO), Brislach, Dittingen, Grindel (SO), Liesberg, Röschenz, Wahlen bei Laufen, Zwingen
Twin towns Laufen (Germany)

Laufen (French: Laufon) is a municipality and the capital of the district of Laufen in the canton of Basel-Landschaft in Switzerland.

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