Mundaun

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Mundaun
Mundaun -
Country Switzerland Coat of Arms of Mundaun
Canton Graubünden
District Surselva
46°45′N 9°8′E / 46.750°N 9.133°E / 46.750; 9.133Coordinates: 46°45′N 9°8′E / 46.750°N 9.133°E / 46.750; 9.133
Population 303 (Dec 2012)[1]
- Density 35 /km2 (91 /sq mi)
Area 8.59 km2 (3.32 sq mi)[2]
Elevation 1,346 m (4,416 ft)
Postal code 7137
SFOS number 3617
Website http://www.mundaun.ch
SFSO statistics
Mundaun is located in Switzerland
Mundaun
Mundaun

Mundaun is a municipality in the district of Surselva in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It was formed on 1 January 2009 through the merger of Flond and Surcuolm.[3]

Geography[edit]

Mundaun has a combined area, as of 2006, of 8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi). Of this area, 60.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 29.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 4.7% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (5.7%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[4]

The municipality is located in the Lugnez sub-district of the Surselva district. It is located on the Obersaxen high plateau south of the Vorderrhein river.

Demographics[edit]

Mundaun has a population (as of December 2012) of 303[1], of which 6.2% of the population was made up of foreign nationals.[5]

The age distribution, as of 2000, in Mundaun is; 43 children or 13.9% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 44 teenagers or 14.2% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 29 people or 9.4% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 49 people or 15.9% are between 30 and 39, 45 people or 14.6% are between 40 and 49, and 34 people or 11.0% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 24 people or 7.8% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 28 people or 9.1% are between 70 and 79, there are 13 people or 4.2% who are between 80 and 89.[5]

The historical population is given in the following table:[6][7][8]

year population
1850 363
1900 248
1940 291
1950 245
1990 237
2000 309

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 16 September 2013
  2. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  3. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 23 September 2009
  4. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 09-Nov-2009. Values determined by combining statistics for the 2 former municipalities.
  5. ^ a b Graubunden Population Statistics (German) accessed 21 September 2009. Values determined by combining statistics for the 2 former municipalities.
  6. ^ Mundaun in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  7. ^ Flond in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  8. ^ Graubunden in Numbers (German) accessed 21 September 2009

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