Splügen

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Splügen
Coat of arms of Splügen
Coat of arms
Location of Splügen
CountrySwitzerland
CantonGraubünden
DistrictHinterrhein
Government
 • MayorWalter Mengelt
Area
 • Total60.49 km2 (23.36 sq mi)
Elevation
1,475 m (4,839 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total378
 • Density6.2/km2 (16/sq mi)
Postal code
7435 Splügen
7436 Medels im Rheinwald
SFOS number3694
LocalitiesMedels im Rheinwald
Surrounded byMadesimo (IT-SO), Mesocco, Nufenen, Safien, Sufers
Websitewww.gemeinde-spluegen.ch
SFSO statistics

Splügen (Romansh: Spleia, Italian: Spluga) is a former municipality of the district of Hinterrhein in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.

On 1 January 2006 Splügen incorporated its neighbouring municipality of Medels im Rheinwald.

On 1 January 2019 the former municipalities of Hinterrhein, Nufenen and Splügen merged to form the new municipality of Rheinwald.

In 1995, the Swiss Heritage Society bestowed the Wakker Prize to Splügen.

The Splügen Pass road leads from Splügen to Chiavenna and rises to a height of 2,020 meters (6,630 ft).

Splügen

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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