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 (2012)
 • Total 13,003
 • 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 13,003 (as of 31 December 2012).[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 2012)[1]
Area (km²)
Avers 171 93.07
Domleschg sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2012)[1]
Area (km²)
Almens 221 8.36
Fürstenau 367 1.30
Paspels 468 4.57
Pratval 242 0.80
Rodels 277 1.68
Rothenbrunnen 310 3.10
Scharans 818 14.28
Sils im Domleschg 897 9.32
Tomils 725 30.56
Rheinwald sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2012)[1]
Area (km²)
Hinterrhein 66 48.38
Nufenen 157 28.07
Splügen 406 60.53
Sufers 121 34.56
Schams sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2012)[1]
Area (km²)
Andeer 883 30.46
Casti-Wergenstein 49 25.59
Donat 213 4.67
Ferrera 89 75.46
Lohn 42 8.14
Mathon 47 15.12
Rongellen 56 2.04
Zillis-Reischen 424 24.46
Thusis sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2012)[1]
Area (km²)
Cazis 2,121 31.2a
Flerden 216 6.06
Masein 427 4.19
Thusis 2,937 6.84
Tschappina 137 24.67
Urmein 116 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 16 September 2013
  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