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St. Moritz
St. Moritz - View o St. Moritz an the surroondin muntains frae the hikin trail tae Muottas da Schlarigna (Celerina)
View o St. Moritz an the surroondin muntains frae the hikin trail tae Muottas da Schlarigna (Celerina)
Kintra Swisserland Coat of Arms of St. Moritz
Canton Graubünden
Destrict Maloja
46°30′N 9°50′E / 46.500°N 9.833°E / 46.500; 9.833Coordinates: 46°30′N 9°50′E / 46.500°N 9.833°E / 46.500; 9.833
Population 5,147 (Diz 2012)[1]
- Densitie 179 /km2 (465 /sq mi)
Aurie  28.69 km2 (11.08 sq mi)[2]
Elevation 1,822 m (5,978 ft)
Postal code 7500
SFOS number 3787
Localities Champfèr
Surroondit bi Bever, Celerina/Schlarigna, Samedan, Silvaplana
Twin touns Bariloche (Argentina), Kutchan (Japan), Vail (USA)
Wabsteid www.stmoritz.ch
SFSO statistics
St. Moritz is located in Switzerland
St. Moritz
St. Moritz

St. Moritz (German: Sankt Moritz; Italian: San Maurizio; Romansh: Aboot this soond San Murezzan ) is a resort toun in the Engadine valley in Swisserland. It is a municipality in the destrict o Maloja in the Swiss canton o Graubünden. The heichest summit in the Eastren Alps, the Piz Bernina, lies a few kilometres sooth o the toun. St. Moritz hostit the Winter Olympics in 1928 an 1948. It is a popular destination o the upper class an internaitional Jet Set, as well as ane o the maist expensive ski resorts in the warld.

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  1. Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 16 September 2013
  2. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen