Schiers

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Schiers
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Coat of arms of Schiers
Coat of arms
Location of Schiers
Schiers is located in Switzerland
Schiers
Schiers
Schiers is located in Canton of Graubünden
Schiers
Schiers
Coordinates: 46°58′N 9°41′E / 46.967°N 9.683°E / 46.967; 9.683Coordinates: 46°58′N 9°41′E / 46.967°N 9.683°E / 46.967; 9.683
CountrySwitzerland
CantonGraubünden
DistrictPrättigau/Davos
Government
 • MayorMathis-Müller Joos
Area
 • Total61.66 km2 (23.81 sq mi)
Elevation
660 m (2,170 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,679
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Postal code
7220
SFOS number3962
Surrounded byFanas, Furna, Grüsch, Jenaz, Luzein, St. Antönien, Seewis im Prättigau, Tschagguns (AT-8), Vandans (AT-8)
Websitewww.schiers.ch
SFSO statistics

Schiers is a Swiss village in the Prättigau and a municipality of the district of Prättigau/Davos in the canton of Graubünden. The first concrete girder bridge ever built, Salginatobel Bridge, is in Schiers. It was designed by Robert Maillart and completed in 1930. In 1991 it was the first bridgenamed a International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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