Mundaun

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Mundaun
Former municipality of Switzerland
Mundaun Mai 2009.jpg
Coat of arms of Mundaun
Coat of arms
Mundaun is located in Switzerland
Mundaun
Mundaun
Mundaun is located in Canton of Graubünden
Mundaun
Mundaun
Coordinates: 46°45′N 9°8′E / 46.750°N 9.133°E / 46.750; 9.133Coordinates: 46°45′N 9°8′E / 46.750°N 9.133°E / 46.750; 9.133
Country Switzerland
Canton Graubünden
District Surselva
Area
 • Total 8.59 km2 (3.32 sq mi)
Elevation 1,346 m (4,416 ft)
Population (Dec 2014)
 • Total 301
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Postal code 7137
SFOS number 3617
Website www.obersaxenmundaun.swiss
SFSO statistics

Mundaun is a former municipality in the district of Surselva in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It was formed on 1 January 2009 through the merger of Flond and Surcuolm.[1] On 1 January 2016 the former municipalities of Obersaxen and Mundaun merged to form the new municipality of Obersaxen Mundaun.[2]

Geography[edit]

Mundaun had a combined area, as of 2006, of 8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi). Of this area, 60.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 29.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 4.7% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (5.7%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3]

The former municipality is located in the Lugnez sub-district of the Surselva district. It is located on the Obersaxen high plateau south of the Vorderrhein river.

Demographics[edit]

Mundaun has a population (as of 2014) of 301, of which 6.2% of the population was made up of foreign nationals.[4]

The age distribution, as of 2000, in Mundaun is; 43 children or 13.9% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 44 teenagers or 14.2% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 29 people or 9.4% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 49 people or 15.9% are between 30 and 39, 45 people or 14.6% are between 40 and 49, and 34 people or 11.0% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 24 people or 7.8% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 28 people or 9.1% are between 70 and 79, there are 13 people or 4.2% who are between 80 and 89.[4]

The historical population is given in the following table:[5][6][7]

year population
1850 363
1900 248
1940 291
1950 245
1990 237
2000 309

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 23 September 2009
  2. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 27 April 2016
  3. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 09-Nov-2009. Values determined by combining statistics for the 2 former municipalities.
  4. ^ a b Graubunden Population Statistics (German) accessed 21 September 2009. Values determined by combining statistics for the 2 former municipalities.
  5. ^ Mundaun in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  6. ^ Flond in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  7. ^ Graubunden in Numbers (German) accessed 21 September 2009


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