Tschiertschen-Praden

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Tschiertschen-Praden
Tschiertschen village
Tschiertschen village
Tschiertschen-Praden is located in Switzerland
Tschiertschen-Praden
Tschiertschen-Praden
Tschiertschen-Praden is located in Canton of Graubünden
Tschiertschen-Praden
Tschiertschen-Praden
Coordinates: 46°49′N 9°36′E / 46.817°N 9.600°E / 46.817; 9.600Coordinates: 46°49′N 9°36′E / 46.817°N 9.600°E / 46.817; 9.600
Country Switzerland
Canton Graubünden
District Plessur
Government
 • Executive Gemeinderat
 • Mayor Gemeindepräsident
Area[1]
 • Total 27.75 km2 (10.71 sq mi)
Elevation 1,350 m (4,430 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 314
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Postal code 7063, 7063
SFOS number 3932
Localities Praden, Tschiertschen
Surrounded by Calfreisen, Castiel, Churwalden, Maladers, Arosa, Lüen, Molinis, Parpan, Vaz/Obervaz
Website www.kreis-churwalden.ch/Tschiertschen-Praden.78.0.html
SFSO statistics

Tschiertschen-Praden is a municipality in the Plessur Region in the Grisons, Switzerland. It was formed on 1 January 2009 through the merger of Praden and Tschiertschen.[3]

Geography[edit]

Tschiertschen has a combined area, as of 2006, of 27.8 km2 (10.7 sq mi).[4]

Before 2017, the municipality was located in the Churwalden sub-district of the Plessur district on the mountain slopes above the left side of the Schanfigger valley. It consists of the haufendorf village (an irregular, unplanned and quite closely packed village, built around a central square) of Tschiertschen at an elevation of 1,351 m (4,432 ft) and the linear villages of Inner- and Usserpraden at an elevation of 1,100 m (3,600 ft) and 1,250 m (4,100 ft) respectively.

Demographics[edit]

Tschiertschen-Praden has a population (as of 31 December 2015) of 314.[2]

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

year population
1803 280
1850 268
1900 270
1950 272
2000 326

Weather[edit]

Tschiertschen has an average of 123.9 days of rain per year and on average receives 1,095 mm (43.1 in) of precipitation. The wettest month is August during which time Tschiertschen receives an average of 140 mm (5.5 in) of precipitation. During this month there is precipitation for an average of 12.7 days. The month with the most days of precipitation is June, with an average of 13.1, but with only 128 mm (5.0 in) of precipitation. The driest month of the year is February with an average of 61 mm (2.4 in) of precipitation over 12.7 days.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  3. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 23 September 2009
  4. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 27-Oct-2009
  5. ^ Praden in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  6. ^ Tschiertschen in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  7. ^ "Temperature and Precipitation Average Values-Table, 1961-1990" (in German, French, and Italian). Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology - MeteoSwiss. Retrieved 8 May 2009. , the weather station elevation is 1375 meters above sea level.

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