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Basel-Country (in German: Basel-Landschaft) is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland. The capital is Liestal. It shares borders with the cantons of Basel-City, Solothurn[?], Aargau and the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

Basel-Country formed together with Basle-City the canton Basle until it separated after the uprising of 1823 (Battle of the "Huelftenschanz" near Frenkendorf).

Basle-Country Gov. Homepage (german) (http://www.bl.ch)

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