Inn District, Switzerland

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Inn District
Bezirk Inn
District d'En
District
Location of Inn District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Graubünden
Capital Scuol
Area
 • Total 1,196.56 km2 (461.99 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 9,536
 • Density 8.0/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 12

Inn District is an administrative district in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It has an area of 1,196.77 km2 (462.08 sq mi) and has a population of 9,536 (as of 31 December 2013).[1]

It consists of four Kreise (sub-districts) and thirteen municipalities:

Ramosch (Remüs) sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Samnaun 789 56.18
Valsot 910 159.01
Suot Tasna (Untertasna) sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Ftan 506 43.10
Scuol 2,350 144.14
Sent 899 111.74
Sur Tasna (Obtasna) sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Ardez 425 61.43
Guarda 161 31.45
Lavin 226 46.18
Susch 211 93.95
Tarasp 341 46.90
Zernez 1,153 203.91
Val Müstair
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Val Müstair 1,565 198.65

Mergers and name changes[edit]

In 2009 Fuldera, , Müstair, Santa Maria Val Müstair, Tschierv and Valchava merged to form the municipality of Val Müstair.[2] On 1 January 2013 the municipalities of Romosch and Tschlin merged to form the new municipality of Valsot.[2]

Languages[edit]

Along with Surselva, the district of Inn is predominately Romansh-speaking, with a large German-speaking minority. Except for the municipality of Samnaun, all of the municipalities of the district has both Romansh and German as their language, although the latter has an unofficial status in most of the municipalities.

Languages of Inn District, GR
Languages Census 2000
Number Percent
German 3,177 35.7%
Romansh 5,144 57.9%
Italian 194 2.2%
TOTAL 8,888 100%

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 46°48′N 10°17′E / 46.800°N 10.283°E / 46.800; 10.283