Surselva District

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Surselva District

Romansh: district Surselva
German: Bezirk Surselva
District
Location of Surselva District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Grisons
CapitalIlanz
Area
 • Total1,373.54 km2 (530.33 sq mi)
Population
 (December 2015)
 • Total21,325
 • Density16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2
Municipalities21

Surselva District (Romansh: About this soundDistrict da la Surselva ) was an administrative district in the canton of the Grisons, Switzerland, from 2000 until 2016.[1] It had an area of 1,373.39 km2 (530.27 sq mi) and a population of 21,325 in 2015.

It was formed in 2000 by a merger of the former Vorderrhein and Glenner districts. It was replaced with the Surselva Region on 1 January 2017 as part of a reorganization of the Canton.[2]

Mergers and name changes[edit]

On 1 January 2015 the former municipality of St. Martin merged into the municipality of Vals.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

It consists of five Kreise (sub-districts) and forty-three municipalities:

Notes and references[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grisons Map: Map of local districts and communities" (PDF) (official website). Chur, Switzerland: Canton Grisons. January 2015. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  2. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz - Mutationsmeldungen 2016 accessed 16 February 2017
  3. ^ a b c d "Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz: Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis" (official website) (in German and French). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Swiss Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  4. ^ "STAT-TAB – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit" (online database) (official site) (in German and French). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Federal Statistical Office - FSO. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  5. ^ "STAT-TAB – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit" (online database) (official site) (in German and French). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Federal Statistical Office - FSO. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  6. ^ "STAT-TAB – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit" (online database) (official site) (in German and French). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Federal Statistical Office - FSO. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  7. ^ "STAT-TAB – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit" (online database) (official site) (in German and French). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Federal Statistical Office - FSO. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  8. ^ "STAT-TAB – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit" (online database) (official site) (in German and French). Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Federal Statistical Office - FSO. Retrieved 17 September 2018.

Coordinates: 46°46′N 9°12′E / 46.767°N 9.200°E / 46.767; 9.200