Survey of the Grisons.

Facts and Figures

Alp Grüm im Herbst
Graubünden is the largest region in Switzerland, making up 17.2 % of Switzerland’s total land area. Graubünden is also the most sparsely populated region with only 198'500 inhabitants – Switzerland has 8.6 million in total.

Graubünden in Numbers

Area 7105 km2
Woodland 27.6 %
Population 198'500
Capital Chur
Languages German (76 %), Romansh (14 %), Italian (10 %)
Overnight stays 5'256'016

Nature Highlights

Valleys 150
Lakes 615
Mountain peaks 937
Highest point Piz Bernina at 4049 m above sea level
Lowest point San Vittore (borders with Ticino) 279 m above sea level
Swiss National Park Switzerland's only national park, covering 170 square km2
Piz Bernina - Morteratschgletscher

Sport and Activites

Hiking trails 11'000 km
Bike trails 11'000 km
Golf courses 15
Ski slopes 2200 km
Cross-country skiing trails 1700 km
Hiking trails Bike trails Golf courses Ski slopes Cross-country skiing trails
11'000 km 11'000 km 15 2200 km 1700 km
Skifahren in Disentis Sedrun (Foto: © Sedrun Disentis Tourismus / Stefan Schlumpf)

Important Phone Numbers

Police Tel. 117
Fire department Tel. 118
Ambulance / Rescue Tel. 144
Swiss Air Rescue REGA Tel. 1414
Breakdown Service TCS Touring Club Switzerland Tel. 140
Weather Forecast Tel. 162
Avalanche Bulletin Tel. 187
Road conditions Tel. 163
General Information e.g. Doctors, theatre etc. Tel. 1811
The spectacular Rhine Gorge.