A map of Switzerland showing how some global cities occupy a smaller surface area than some Swiss “metropolitan areas”.

A map of Switzerland showing how some global cities occupy a smaller surface area than some Swiss “metropolitan areas”.

    - Berlin: superimposed on Bern/Mittelland region (983 km2)
    - New York: superimposed on the Greater Zürich Area (2103 km2)
    - Paris: superimposed on the "Grand Genève" region (2000 km2)
    - London: superimposed on the trinational "Eurodistrict" of Basel (1989 km2)
    - Barcelona: superimposed on the Ticino Metro Region (983 km2)
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Alex E

“Maps are like campfires – everyone gathers around them, because they allow people to understand complex issues at a glance, and find agreement about how to help the land.”