Plessur (district)

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Plessur is a district of the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It has an area of 266.73 km² and a population of 38,899 people (as of December 2004). The district is named after the river Plessur which crosses it.

Plessur contains 3 Kreise (sub-districts) Chur, Churwalden and Schanfigg, which makes a total of 16 municipalities:

Chur sub-district
Municipality Population (31 Dec 2004) Area (km²)
Chur 32,434 28.01
Churwalden sub-district
Municipality Population (31 Dec 2004) Area (km²)
Churwalden 1,234 26.68
Malix 701 12.60
Parpan 269 9.30
Praden 113 6.42
Tschiertschen 225 21.39
Schanfigg sub-district
Municipality Population (31 Dec 2004) Area (km²)
Arosa 2,276 42.54
Calfreisen 51 5.17
Castiel 123 5.41
Langwies 285 54.85
Lüen 85 3.46
Maladers 506 7.61
Molinis 151 13.24
Pagig 69 5.24
Peist 221 17.93
St. Peter 156 6.88