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Geography of Switzerland

The geography of Switzerland encompasses the geographical features of Switzerland, a mountainous and landlocked country located in Western and Central Europe. It is surrounded by 5 countries: Austria and Liechtenstein to the east, France to the west, Italy to the south and Germany to the north. Switzerland has a maximum north–south length of 220 kilometres (140 mi) and an east–west length of about 350 kilometres (220 mi).

Jötunn Race of giants in Norse mythology

In Norse mythology, a jötunn or, in the normalised scholarly spelling of Old Norse, jǫtunn is a type of entity contrasted with gods and other figures, such as dwarfs and elves. The entities are themselves ambiguously defined, variously referred to by several other terms, including risi, thurs, and troll.

Canton of Thurgau Canton of Switzerland

The canton of Thurgau is a northeast canton of Switzerland.

Ill (France) river in Elsass

The Ill is a river in Alsace, in north-eastern France, and a left-bank, or western, tributary of the Rhine.

Thalheim an der Thur Place in Zurich, Switzerland

Thalheim an der Thur is a municipality in the district of Andelfingen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Thur (Rhine) river in Switzerland

Thur is a 131-kilometre-long (81 mi) river in north-eastern Switzerland. Its source is near the mountain Säntis in the south-east of the canton of St. Gallen. In this canton it flows through the Toggenburg region and the town Wil. After Wil it flows through the canton of Thurgau and its capital Frauenfeld. The final 19 kilometres (12 mi) of the Thur are in the canton of Zürich. It flows into the river Rhine on the border with Germany, south of Schaffhausen.

Toggenburg Place in Switzerland

Toggenburg is a region of Switzerland. It corresponds to the upper valley of the river Thur and that of its main tributary, the Necker. Since 1 January 2003, Toggenburg has been a constituency (Wahlkreis) of the canton of St. Gallen.

The rune is called Thurs in the Icelandic and Norwegian rune poems. In the Anglo-Saxon rune poem it is called thorn, whence the name of the letter þ derived. It is transliterated as þ, and has the sound value of a voiceless dental fricative.

Thur (France) river in France

The Thur is a river in the Haut-Rhin department, Alsace, France, left tributary of the river Ill. It rises in the Vosges Mountains, and flows through the towns Thann and Cernay. It flows into the Ill near Ensisheim, north of Mulhouse.

Bitschwiller-lès-Thann Commune in Grand Est, France

Bitschwiller-lès-Thann is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Thann, Haut-Rhin Subprefecture and commune in Grand Est, France

Thann is a commune in the northeastern French department of Haut-Rhin, in Grand Est. It is the sous-préfecture of the arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller and part of the canton of Cernay. Its inhabitants are known as Thannois.

Niederentzen Commune in Grand Est, France

Niederentzen is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Altikon Place in Zurich, Switzerland

Altikon is a municipality in the district of Winterthur in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Ellikon an der Thur Place in Zurich, Switzerland

Ellikon an der Thur is a municipality in the district of Winterthur in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Amlikon

Amlikon is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland.

Cernay, Haut-Rhin Commune in Grand Est, France

Cernay is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Schönenberg an der Thur is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland.

Willer-sur-Thur Commune in Grand Est, France

Willer-sur-Thur is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Bütschwil-Ganterschwil Place in St. Gallen, Switzerland

Bütschwil-Ganterschwil is a municipality in the Wahlkreis (constituency) of Toggenburg in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. On 1 January 2013 the former municipalities of Bütschwil and Ganterschwil merged to form the new municipality of Bütschwil-Ganterschwil.