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About Basel

Basel or Basle is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine. Basel is Switzerland's third-most-populous city (after Zürich and Geneva) with about 180,000 inhabitants.

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There are 598+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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It is currently 4:12 AM in Basel. Basel uses W. Europe Standard Time and also supports W. Europe Daylight Time.