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 (2015)
 • Total 25,555
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 9

Landquart District is a former administrative district in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It had an area of 193.91 km2 (74.87 sq mi) and has a population of 25,555 in 2015. It was replaced with the Landquart Region on 1 January 2017 as part of a reorganization of the Canton.[1]

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

Fünf Dörfer circle
Municipality Population
(31 December 2015)[2]
Area (km²)
Haldenstein 1,023 18.55
Landquart 8,822 18.86
Trimmis 3,188 28.47
Untervaz 2,445 27.67
Zizers 3,361 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.[3]

Maienfeld circle
Municipality Population
(31 December 2015)[2]
Area (km²)
Fläsch 713 19.95
Jenins 912 10.50
Maienfeld 2,767 32.37
Malans 2,324 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. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz - Mutationsmeldungen 2016 accessed 16 February 2017
  2. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2016
  3. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 23 September 2009

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