Hinterrhein District

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Hinterrhein District
Bezirk Hinterrhein
District dal Rain Posteriur
District
Location of Hinterrhein District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Graubünden
Capital Thusis
Area
 • Total 617.63 km2 (238.47 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 13,113
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 28

Hinterrhein District is an administrative district in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It has an area of 617.67 km2 (238.48 sq mi) and has a population of 13,113 (as of 31 December 2013).[1]

Hinterrhein District consists of five Kreise (sub-districts) and twenty-eight municipalities. This number decreased from thirty-two when the municipalities of Portein, Präz, Sarn, and Tartar merged on 1 January 2010 into Cazis.[2]

Avers sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Avers 172 93.07
Domleschg sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Almens 228 8.36
Fürstenau 364 1.30
Paspels 475 4.57
Pratval 254 0.80
Rodels 267 1.68
Rothenbrunnen 309 3.10
Scharans 826 14.28
Sils im Domleschg 895 9.32
Tomils 717 30.56
Rheinwald sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Hinterrhein 63 48.38
Nufenen 156 28.07
Splügen 392 60.53
Sufers 127 34.56
Schams sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Andeer 902 30.46
Casti-Wergenstein 53 25.59
Donat 205 4.67
Ferrera 88 75.46
Lohn 40 8.14
Mathon 50 15.12
Rongellen 57 2.04
Zillis-Reischen 425 24.46
Thusis sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Cazis 2,170 31.2a
Flerden 223 6.06
Masein 443 4.19
Thusis 2,946 6.84
Tschappina 138 24.67
Urmein 128 4.35
^a Includes the area of Portein, Präz, Sarn and Tartar which merged into Cazis on 1 January 2010.

Mergers[edit]

Languages[edit]

Languages of Hinterrhein District, GR
Languages Census 2000
Number Percent
German 10,909 85.5%
Romansh 728 5.7%
Italian 301 2.4%
TOTAL 12,758 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 18 August 2014
  2. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 23 September 2009

Coordinates: 46°41′N 9°35′E / 46.683°N 9.583°E / 46.683; 9.583