In this "Archive" section you will find reference manuals for INTERLIS versions that have been deactivated.

INTERLIS 2.2 Reference Manual

The INTERLIS 2.2 Reference Manual describes the structure of the INTERLIS 2.2 language and the rules for sequential data transfer.


Reference Manual 2.2, PDF


INTERLIS is a conceptual modeling language designed to ensure long-term compatibility between different systems. INTERLIS is software and system independent.

The most currently used version is INTERLIS 2, version 2.3.

INTERLIS - who is behind it?

COGIS (Coordination, Geo-Information and Services) is the guardian of the formal language INTERLIS and provides the necessary information and documents. The activities of the Federal Administration in the field of geoinformation (GI) and geoinformation systems (GIS) are also coordinated by COGIS. See

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