St. Peter-Pagig

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St. Peter-Pagig
Former municipality of Switzerland
St. Peter-Pagig -
Country Switzerland Coat of Arms of St. Peter-Pagig
Canton Graubünden
District Plessur
46°50′N 9°38′E / 46.833°N 9.633°E / 46.833; 9.633Coordinates: 46°50′N 9°38′E / 46.833°N 9.633°E / 46.833; 9.633
Population 214 (Dec 2010)
- Density 18 /km2 (46 /sq mi)
Area 12.15 km2 (4.69 sq mi)
Elevation 688 m (2,257 ft)
Postal code 7028 St. Peter GR
SFOS number 3931
Demonym Pagig, St. Peter
Surrounded by Castiel, Furna, Lüen, Molinis, Peist, Trimmis
Website
SFSO statistics
St. Peter-Pagig is located in Switzerland
St. Peter-Pagig
St. Peter-Pagig

St. Peter-Pagig is a former municipality in the district of Plessur in the Grisons, Switzerland. It was formed on 1 January 2008 through the merger of St. Peter and Pagig. On 1 January 2013 the former municipalities of St. Peter-Pagig, Calfreisen, Castiel, Langwies, Lüen, Molinis and Peist merged into the municipality of Arosa.[1]

Geography[edit]

Before the merger, St. Peter-Pagig had a total area of 12.1 km2 (4.7 sq mi).[2]

The former municipality is located in the Schanfigg sub-district of the Plessur district on the northern side of the mid-Schanfigg valley.

On the border with the municipality of Molinis is the Sankt Peter-Molinis railway station, on the Chur-Arosa railway line.

Demographics[edit]

St. Peter-Pagig had a population (as of 2010) of 214.[2]

St. Peter had a population (as of 2008) of 241.[3] The historical population is given in the following table:[4][5]

year population
1808 272
1900 203
1950 240
2000 232

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 9 February 2013
  2. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 11 February 2013
  3. ^ Graubunden Population Statistics (German) accessed 21 September 2009
  4. ^ St. Peter in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  5. ^ Pagig in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.

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