Prättigau/Davos District

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Prättigau/Davos District
Bezirk Prättigau/Davos
District
Location of Prättigau/Davos District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Graubünden
Capital Davos
Area
 • Total 853.40 km2 (329.50 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 26,349
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 13

Prättigau/Davos District is an administrative district in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It has an area of 823.95 km2 (318.13 sq mi) and has a population of 26,349 (as of 31 December 2013).[1]

It consists of seven Kreise (sub-districts) and fifteen municipalities:

Davos sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Davos 11,211 254.48
Jenaz sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Fideris 583 25.32
Furna 198 33.25
Jenaz 1,147 25.95
Klosters sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Klosters-Serneus 3,863 193.16
Küblis sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Conters im Prättigau 223 18.40
Küblis 862 8.13
Saas im Prättigau 748 26.74
Luzein sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Luzein 1,237 31.63
St. Antönien 356 52.2
Schiers sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Grüsch 1,953 43.30
Schiers 2,596 61.75
Seewis sub-district
Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[1]
Area (km²)
Seewis im Prättigau 1,372 49.64

The sub-districts Davos, Jenaz, Klosters, Küblis and Luzein belonged until 1986 to the defunct district Oberlandquart; the sub-districts Schiers and Seewis to the defunct district Unterlandquart.

Languages[edit]

Languages of Prättigau/Davos District, GR
Languages Census 2000
Number Percent
German 23,492 89.9%
Romansh 285 1.1%
Italian 452 1.7%
TOTAL 26,130 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 18 August 2014

Coordinates: 46°48′N 9°49′E / 46.800°N 9.817°E / 46.800; 9.817