Federal Archives of Switzerland

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Building of the Federal Archives of Switzerland.

The Federal Archives of Switzerland (German: Schweizerisches Bundesarchiv, French: Archives fédérales suisses) were created in 1798 following the creation of the Helvetic Republic. They are located in Berne and governed by the Federal Act on Archiving.[1]

In 2013 it held 60'000 linear meters of analogue and 15 Terabytes of digital artifacts.

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  1. ^ Federal Act on Archiving, original version 1998-06-26.

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Coordinates: 46°56′25.61″N 7°26′47.43″E / 46.9404472°N 7.4465083°E / 46.9404472; 7.4465083