Graubünden Tourism

Facts and Figures

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 196,600 inhabitants – Switzerland has 8 million in total. The varied mountain scenery has approx. 28 inhabitants per km2, so you’ll be sure to find plenty of open space to test your skis on untouched powder snow or enjoy a relaxing hike in peace and tranquillity!

Graubünden Facts & Figures

Area 7'105 km2
Woodland 27 %
Population 196'600 (Status 2015)
Capital Chur
Languages German (64 %), Romansh (13 %), Italian (11 %), Other (12 %)
Religion Roman-Catholic (43 %), Evangelical (34 %), other (23 %)
Overnight stays  4'853'359 (Status 2017)

Nature Highlights





Mountain peaks


Highest point

Piz Bernina at 4'049m above sea level

Lowest point

San Vittore (borders with Ticino) 279m above sea level

Swiss Nationalpark 

Switzerland's only national park and nature reserve, covering 170 square km2.

Sport & Activites

Hiking trails 11'000 km
Bike trails 17'000 km
Golf courses


Ski slopes  2'200 km
Cross-country skiing trails  1‘800 km
Winter hiking trails 1‘400 km


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



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