The Canton of Basel-Landschaft is located in north-western Switzerland, and its capital is Liestal. The canton covers a surface of 518 km² and has a population of 277,614 (status: September 2012; wikipedia.org).
In terms of inhabitants, the capital Liestal is not the largest city in the Canton of Basel-Landschaft. It has a population of 13,756 (status: September 2012; wikipedia.org). Liestal has a small metropolitan area. Furthermore, a variety of regional and cantonal schools plus the Federal Customs Training Institute are based here (wikipedia.org).