The falls are located on the High Rhine between the municipalities of Neuhausen am Rheinfall and Laufen-Uhwiesen, near the town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland, between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich. They are 150 m (450 ft) wide and 23 m (75 ft) high. In the winter months, the average water flow is 250 m³/s, while in the summer, the average water flow is 700 m³/s. The highest flow ever measured was 1,250 m³/s in 1965; and the lowest, 95 m³/s in 1921.
The twenty closest neighbours in the database:
Zurich (Switzerland) (35 km),
St. Blasien (Germany) (37 km),
Mainau Island (Germany) (42 km),
Lake-dwelling Museum of Unteruhldingen (48 km),
Meersburg (Germany) (49 km),
Zug (Switzerland) (57 km),
St. Gallen (Switzerland) (63 km),
Sigmaringen (Germany) (63 km),
Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) (66 km),
Augusta Raurica (69 km),
Langenargen (Germany) (70 km),
Liestal Fasnacht 2014 (70 km),
Lucerne (Switzerland) (74 km),
Basel (Switzerland) (77 km),
Lindau (Germany) (81 km),
Bregenz (Austria) (89 km),
Feldkirch (Austria) (89 km),
Principality of Liechtenstein (91 km),
Wangen im Allgäu (Germany) (91 km),
Château du Haut-Königsbourg (114 km) Take a birds-eye view of the current location:
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