The Canton of Solothurn is located in north-western Switzerland, and its capital is the City of Solothurn. The canton covers a surface of 791 km² and has a population of 257,393 (status: December 2011; wikipedia.org).
Capital: City of Solothurn
The City of Solothurn is located on the southern edge of the Jura Mountains. The River Aare divides the city into northern and southern sections. It has 16,311 inhabitants and spreads over a surface of 6.29 km² (status: December 2011; wikipedia.org). After Olten, Solothurn is the second largest city in the canton.