Alvaneu

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Alvaneu
Coat of arms of Alvaneu
Location of Alvaneu
Alvaneu is located in Switzerland
Alvaneu
Alvaneu
Alvaneu is located in Canton of Graubünden
Alvaneu
Alvaneu
Coordinates: 46°41′N 9°39′E / 46.683°N 9.650°E / 46.683; 9.650Coordinates: 46°41′N 9°39′E / 46.683°N 9.650°E / 46.683; 9.650
CountrySwitzerland
CantonGraubünden
DistrictAlbula
Government
 • MayorThomas Kollegger
Area
 • Total35.68 km2 (13.78 sq mi)
Elevation
1,181 m (3,875 ft)
Population
 (December 2005)
 • Total421
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
7492
SFOS number3511
Surrounded byArosa, Brienz/Brinzauls, Filisur, Lantsch/Lenz, Schmitten, Surava, Tiefencastel
Websitewww.alvaneu.ch
SFSO statistics
Alvaneu

Alvaneu is a former municipality in the district of Albula in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.

It consists of Alvaneu-Dorf and Alvaneu-Bad. The area is 35.68 km² and the population is 421 people.[1]

On 1 January 2015 the former municipalities of Alvaneu, Alvaschein, Brienz/Brinzauls, Mon, Stierva, Surava and Tiefencastel merged into the new municipality of Albula/Alvra.

Languages[change | change source]

This table shows the languages of Alvaneu:

Languages in Alvaneu
Language Census of 1980 Census of 1990 Census of 2000
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
German 189 49.87% 230 60.53% 308 76.43%
Romansh 157 41.42% 109 28.68% 68 16.87%
Italian 30 7.92% 28 7.37% 14 3.47%
Population 379 100% 380 100% 403 100%

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mountain village converts to a princedom". SWI swissinfo.ch. Retrieved 8 January 2021.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Alvaneu at Wikimedia Commons