Samedan

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Samedan
Coat of arms of Samedan
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Graubünden
District Maloja
Government
 • Mayor Gemeindepräsident
Jon Fadri Huder
(as of 2008)
Area[1]
 • Total 113.83 km2 (43.95 sq mi)
Elevation 1,721 m (5,646 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 2,980
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Postal code 7503
SFOS number 3786
Surrounded by Bergün/Bravuogn, Bever, Celerina/Schlarigna, Lanzada (IT-SO), La Punt-Chamues-ch, Pontresina, St. Moritz, Sils im Engadin/Segl, Silvaplana
Twin towns Le Mont-sur-Lausanne (Switzerland)
Website www.samedan.ch
SFSO statistics

Samedan is a municipality of the district Maloja in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.

Engadin Airport is in the municipality.

Samedan Airport













Languages[change | change source]

Languages of Samedan[3]
Languages Census 1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census 2000
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
German 1,096 42.6% 1,140 44.7% 1,567 54.5% 1,886 61.5%
Romansh 791 30.7% 841 32.9% 649 22.6% 511 16.7%
Italian 561 21.8% 451 17.7% 476 16.6% 458 14.9%
Total 2,574 100% 2,553 100% 2,875 100% 3,069 100%

References[change | change source]

  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2017
  3. Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Wohnbevölkerung am wirtschaftlichen Wohnsitz nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Hauptsprache und Nationalität, 1970-2000 (German) accessed 6 September 2016

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