Davos Platz

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Davos Platz (Platz is German for place) is the south-western part of the village of Davos, situated in eastern Switzerland at 1,558 metres (5,112 ft) above sea-level, in a valley of the East Grisons. The north-eastern part of Davos is called Davos Dorf.

The village used to be a refuge in the winter for invalids suffering from chest disease; even today, the dry air and sunshine are helpful for patients with such afflictions.

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Coordinates: 46°47′36″N 9°49′14″E / 46.79333°N 9.82056°E / 46.79333; 9.82056

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "article name needed". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne.