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 198,379 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 27,6 %
Population 198'379 (Status 2018)
Capital Chur
Languages German (74 %), Romansh (15 %), Italian (13 %), Other (17 %)
Overnight stays  5'132'212 (Status 2018)

Nature Highlights

Valleys

150

Lakes

615

Mountain peaks

937

Highest point

Piz Bernina at 4'049m above sea level

Lowest point

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

Swiss National Park

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

Sport & Activites

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

15

Ski slopes 2200 km
Cross-country skiing trails  1700 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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