Rhine Falls (Swiss)

Rhine Falls (Swiss)

The Rhine Falls is a waterfall in Switzerland, Europe.

The falls are located on the High Rhine on the border between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Z├╝rich, between the villages of Neuhausen am Rheinfall and Laufen-Uhwiesen/Dachsen, next to the town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland.

They are 150 metres wide and 23 metres high. In the winter months, the average water flow is 250 m3/s, while in the summer, the average water flow is 600 m3/s. The highest flow ever measured was 1,250 cubic metres per second in 1965; and the lowest, 95 cubic metres per second in 1921.