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Liestal
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Coat of arms of Liestal
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Basel-Landschaft
District Liestal
Area
 • Total 18.19 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Elevation 326 m (1,070 ft)
Population (Mar 2016 )
 • Total 14,168
 • Density 778.89/km2 (2,017.3/sq mi)
Postal code 4410
Surrounded by Arisdorf, Bubendorf, Frenkendorf, Füllinsdorf, Hersberg, Lausen, Nuglar-St. Pantaleon (SO), Seltisberg
Twin towns Onex (Switzerland), Sacramento (USA), Waldkirch (Germany)

Liestal is a town in Switzerland. It is the capital of the Swiss canton of Basel-Landschaft. It is 17 kilometres (11 miles) south of Basel. As of December 2012, 13,771 people lived there.

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