St. Moritz

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St. Moritz
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Coat o airms o St. Moritz
Coat o airms
Kintra Swisserland
Canton Graubünden
Destrict Maloja
Area[1]
 • Total 28.69 km2 (11.08 sq mi)
Elevation 1,822 m (5,978 ft)
Population (Diz 2012[2])
 • Tot 5,147
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Postal code 7500
SFOS nummer 3787
Localities Champfèr
Surroondit bi Bever, Celerina/Schlarigna, Samedan, Silvaplana
Twin touns Bariloche (Argentina), Kutchan (Japan), Vail (USA)
Website www.stmoritz.ch
SFSO stateestics

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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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