Land Area, Cover and Use

Land Area, Cover and Use

The REGIO Lake Constance encompasses the combined area of

  • Vorarlberg (Austria),
  • the cantons of Zurich, Schaffhausen, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, St. Gallen and Thurgau (Switzerland),
  • the administrative districts of Konstanz, Bodenseekreis, Sigmaringen, Ravensburg, Lindau, Oberallgäu as well as the City of Kempten (Germany)
  • and the Principality of Liechtenstein.

The region covers a total land area of 14 797 km².


Methodological Considerations

The main challenge for a cross-border statistical project is the comparability of statistical data. Data collection practices and definitions of indicators often differ significantly among the four participating countries.

In the future you will find here information on data comparability.