Landquart District

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Landquart District
Bezirk Landquart
District
Location of Landquart District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Graubünden
Capital Igis
Area
 • Total 193.23 km2 (74.61 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 25,224
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 9

Landquart District is an administrative district in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It has an area of 193.91 km2 (74.87 sq mi) and has a population of 25,224 (as of 31 December 2014).[1]

It consists of two Kreise (circles) and nine municipalities:

Fünf Dörfer circle
Municipality Population
(31 December 2014)[1]
Area (km²)
Haldenstein 1,036 18.55
Landquart 8,692 18.86
Trimmis 3,072 28.47
Untervaz 2,430 27.67
Zizers 3,320 10.96

In 2008 the municipality of Says merged into Trimmis. In 2012, the municipalities of Igis and Mastrils merged to form the new municipality of Landquart.[2]

Maienfeld circle
Municipality Population
(31 December 2014)[1]
Area (km²)
Fläsch 719 19.95
Jenins 909 10.50
Maienfeld 2,740 32.37
Malans 2,306 11.38

The district was formerly called Unterlandquart and additionally included the sub-districts of Schiers and Seewis, now part of Prättigau/Davos.

Languages[edit]

Languages of Landquart District, GR
Languages Census 2000
Number Percent
German 19,722 89.3%
Romansh 448 2.0%
Italian 457 2.1%
TOTAL 22,075 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 31 August 2015
  2. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 23 September 2009

Coordinates: 46°58′N 9°33′E / 46.967°N 9.550°E / 46.967; 9.550