Canton of Solothurn

Key figures

Capital

Solothurn

Surface

791 km2

Official language

German

Number of districts

5

Municipalities

109

Population

265'000

Foreign population

approx. 21,3%

Employed persons

136'200

Companies

15'600

Gross domestic product per capita in CHF

66'631
Economic sectors2,7% agriculture
34,4% industry
62,9% services
Main economic centersSolothurn, Olten, Grenchen,
Breitenbach
Main industry sectors

Medical Technology, life sciences, precision industry, watch making industry, logistics

By train all centers are within easy reach

 

OltenSolothurnGrenchenDornach

Zürich

31 Min.55 Min.70 Min.75 Min.

Basel

25 Min.55 Min.57 Min.10 Min.

Bern

26 Min.43 Min.45 Min.75 Min.

Luzern

33 Min.65 Min.90 Min.82 Min.

Genf

125 Min.105 Min.105 Min.180 Min.