Blog page 422




                                               

Lake Silvaplana

Lake Silvaplana is a lake in the Upper-Engadine valley of Grisons, Switzerland. It takes its name from the village of Silvaplana. The lake is also connected to the nearby Lej da Champfer. Together with its larger neighbour, Lake Sils, it is among ...

                                               

Le Prese

Le Prese is a town in Val Poschiavo, Grisons, Switzerland, part of Poschiavo municipality. It is located at the northern end of the Lago di Poschiavo.

                                               

Maloja District

Maloja District is a former administrative district in the canton of Graubunden, Switzerland. It had an area of 973.28 km 2 and had a population of 18.698 in 2015. It was replaced with the Maloja Region on 1 January 2017 as part of a reorganizati ...

                                               

Plessur District

Plessur District is a former administrative district in the canton of Graubunden, Switzerland. It had an area of 266.73 km 2 and has a population of 40.707 in 2015. The former district is named after the river Plessur which crosses it. However, t ...

                                               

Porchabella Glacier

The Porchabella Glacier Romansh: Vadret da Porchabella is a 2.5 km long glacier 2005 situated in the Albula Range in the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland. In 1973 it had an area of 2.58 km 2. The glacier lies at the foot of Piz Kesch and Piz V ...

                                               

Prattigau/Davos District

Prattigau/Davos District is a former administrative district in the canton of Graubunden, Switzerland. It had an area of 823.95 km 2 and has a population of 26.257 in 2015. It was replaced with the Prattigau/Davos Region on 1 January 2017 as part ...

                                               

Rabius

Rabius is the largest village in the municipality of Sumvitg, Graubunden, Switzerland. It has a station on the Disentis - Reichenau line of the Rhaetian Railway. The name is mentioned for the first time in a 1203 document. Two rivers flow past th ...

                                               

Stausee Solis

The Stausee Solis is a reservoir on the Albula river, located between Alvaschein, Stierva and Tiefencastel, in the canton of Graubunden. Its surface area is 17.75 ha. Was built in 1986 by the Electric Power Company of Zurich. Until 2012 about 50% ...

                                               

Tomils

Tomils is a former municipality in the district of Hinterrhein in the Swiss canton of Graubunden. It was formed on 1 January 2009 through the merger of Feldis/Veulden, Scheid, Trans and Tumegl/Tomils. On 1 January 2015 the former municipalities o ...

                                               

Tschiertschen-Praden

Tschiertschen-Praden is a municipality in the Plessur Region in the Grisons, Switzerland. It was formed on 1 January 2009 through the merger of Praden and Tschiertschen.

                                               

Val Ferrera

The Ferrera Valley is a valley in the Swiss canton of Graubunden between Shams and Avers. It is 10 km long and is drained by the Avers Rhine. The only villages in the valley are Innerferrera and Ausserferrera. Administratively, the municipality o ...

                                               

Val Fex

Val Fex is a southern side valley from the Upper Engadine in Switzerland, located at an altitude of around 1.800 to 2.000 metres above sea level. It belongs to the municipality of Sils im Engadin/Segl. There are a few small hamlets in the valley, ...

                                               

Val Poschiavo

Val Poschiavo is a valley in the southern, Italian-speaking part of the Swiss canton of Graubunden. The main town is Poschiavo.

                                               

Val Sinestra

The Val Sinestra is a valley of the Swiss Alps, located in the Engadin between the Silvretta and the Samnaun ranges. The valley is drained by La Brancla, a tributary of the Inn basin, near Ramosch. The highest mountains in the Val Sinestra are th ...

                                               

Val Vignun

The Val Vignun is an alpine valley in the Swiss Canton of Graubunden. It also forms a connection between the Misox valley and the Rheinwald valley, parallel to the San Bernardino Pass. Val Vignun stretches in a northeasterly direction from San Be ...

                                               

Vals Valley

The Vals Valley is a roughly 16 kilometers long valley. At Uors, it branches off to the south from the Lumnezia. The valley is drained by the Valser Rhine. There are two municipalities in the valley: Vals and St. Martin. The population is spread ...

                                               

Saint-Ursanne

Saint-Ursanne is an old town and a former municipality of the district of Porrentruy in the canton of Jura, Switzerland which has preserved much of its medieval character. The town contains many historical buildings, including a Romanesque abbey ...

                                               

Flumserberg

Flumserberg is a resort area in the Swiss Alps, located in the canton of St. Gallen. It is composed of several villages at elevations between 1.160 and 1.344 metres above sea level. The resort sits on a terrace overlooking the Walensee, above Flu ...

                                               

Hulftegg Pass

Hulftegg Pass is a mountain pass between the cantons of Zurich and St. Gallen in Switzerland. It connects Muhlruti in the municipality of Mosnang and Steg in the municipality of Fischenthal in the Toss Valley. The pass lies between the Toggenburg ...

                                               

Ragatz

Ragatz, also known as Old Baths Pfafers or Old Baths of Pfafersin in the 19th century and earlier, was a famous watering-place in the Swiss village of Bad Ragaz, situated on the left bank of the Rhine, and by rail 22 km north of Coire or 98 km S. ...

                                               

Rapperswil Peninsula

Rapperswil Peninsula is a peninsula located in Rapperswil on the northeastern Lake Zurich shore in Switzerland. On the northwest, Kempratnerbucht is situated, on the south Seedamm respectively Holzbrucke Rapperswil-Hurden is linking both shores o ...

                                               

Unterwasser

Unterwasser is a village in the Toggenburg region of the canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland, situated at the confluence of the two streams forming the upper Thur. Formerly part of Wildhaus municipality, it has since 2010 been part of Wildhaus-Alt ...

                                               

Wildhaus Pass

Wildhaus Pass is a high mountain pass in the Alps in the canton of St. Gallen in Eastern Switzerland. The main road culminates at 1.090 metres, while the pass itself lies at an elevation of 1.027 metres above sea level. It connects Gams in the Rh ...

                                               

Wildhaus-Alt St. Johann

Wildhaus-Alt St. Johann is a municipality in the Wahlkreis of Toggenburg in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. It was formed on 1 January 2010 through the merger of Alt St. Johann and Wildhaus.

                                               

Alterswilen

Alterswilen is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded in year 1248 as Alterswilaer. The municipality also contained the village Bommen. It had 129 inhabitants in 1850, which increased to 186 ...

                                               

Amlikon

In 1995 the municipality was merged with the other, neighboring municipalities Bissegg, Griesenberg and Strohwilen to form a new and larger municipality Amlikon-Bissegg. It was first recorded in year 1282 as Amlikon. During the High Middle Ages i ...

                                               

Balterswil

Balterswil is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. The municipality also contained the villages Lutzelmurg, Zielwies, Ifwil and Lochwies.

                                               

Bichelsee

Bichelsee is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It takes its name from the nearby lake, Bichelsee. The municipality also contained the villages Hofli, Niederhofen am Bichelsee and Itaslen.

                                               

Buch bei Marwil

Buch bei Marwil is a village and former municipality in the district of Frauenfeld in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded in 1228 as Buch. From 1819 to 1953 it was named Buch bei Affeltrangen. The municipality also contained ...

                                               

Dippishausen

Dippishausen is a village in the district of Kreuzlingen in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded in 1192 as Tibinshusen. Dippishausen is located in the former municipality Dippishausen-Oftershausen. In 1984 Dippishausen-Ofter ...

                                               

Dippishausen-Oftershausen

Dippishausen-Oftershausen is a former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. The municipality contained the villages Dippishausen, Oftershausen and Batershausen. It was named just Oftershausen until 1900, when it changed its name to ...

                                               

Dotnacht

Dotnacht is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded in year 824 as Tottinheiche. The municipality also contained the village Engelswilen, Aufhausern, Altshof and others. It had 327 inhabitant ...

                                               

Ellighausen

Ellighausen is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded in year 1331 as Adlikusen. The municipality also contained the village Bachi, Geboltschhusen and Neumuhle. It had 179 inhabitants in 185 ...

                                               

Gottshaus

Gottshaus is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded somewhere between year 1250 and 1300 as Gottshaus. The municipality also contained the village Sankt Pelagiberg as well as 40 others. It h ...

                                               

Griesenberg

In 1995 the municipality was merged with the other, neighboring municipalities Amlikon, Bissegg and Strohwilen to form a new and larger municipality Amlikon-Bissegg. It was first recorded in year 1256 as Griessinberc. Originally the village was o ...

                                               

Kradolf

Kradolf is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded in year 883 as Chreinthorf. The municipality had 147 inhabitants in 1850, which decreased to 228 in 1880, 649 in 1900 and 1.064 in 1920. It ...

                                               

Lippoldswilen

Lippoldswilen is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded in the year 1303 as Lupoltwile. The municipality also contained the village Unterstocken as well as six other hamlets. It had 153 inha ...

                                               

Marwil

Marwil is a village and former municipality in the district of Frauenfeld in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded in 827 as Marinwilare. The municipality also contained the villages Breite, Ghurst, Himmenreich and Langnau. It ...

                                               

Neukirch an der Thur

Neukirch an der Thur is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. In 1996 the municipality was merged with the other, neighboring municipalities Buhwil, Kradolf and Schonenberg an der Thur to form a new and larger m ...

                                               

Schlattingen

Schlattingen is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. In 1999 the municipality was merged with the neighboring municipality Basadingen to form a new and larger municipality Basadingen-Schlattingen.

                                               

Schonenberg an der Thur

Schonenberg an der Thur is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. In 1996 the municipality was merged with the neighboring municipalities of Buhwil, Kradolf, and Neukirch an der Thur to form the new municipality ...

                                               

Tagerschen

Tagerschen is a village and former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. The municipality also contained the villages Karlishub and Thurn. In 1999 the municipality was merged with the neighboring municipality Tobel to form a new and ...

                                               

Toos

A Dutch feminine given name pronounced /toːs/. It is a hypocorism of either Catharina via Cato or Antonia. Tooske is a diminutive. People with this name include: Toos Roodzant 1896–1999, Dutch chess master Toos Goorhuis-Tjalsma 1915–2004, Dutch o ...

                                               

Zezikon

Zezikon is a village and former municipality in the district of Frauenfeld in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. It was first recorded in 827 as Zezinchova. The municipality also contained the villages Battlehausen, Kaltenbrunnen, Maltbach and W ...

                                               

Aldesago

Aldesago is a village on the western slopes of the mountain of Monte Bre, in the Swiss canton of Ticino. Politically the village forms part of the Bre-Aldesago quarter of the city of Lugano, although until 1972 Bre-Aldesago was an independent mun ...

                                               

Arosio, Switzerland

Arosio is a village and former municipality in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland. In 2005 the municipality was merged with the other, neighboring municipalities Breno, Fescoggia, Mugena and Vezio to form a new and larger municipality Alto Malcantone.

                                               

Bignasco

As of 1230 documented as Bugnascho. In the 14th century Bignasco, Cavergno, Menzonio and Brontallo formed a single cooperative, but each village remained autonomous. In 1483, the parish Bignasco dissolved from Cevio. In 1781 Bignasco was given th ...

                                               

Biogno

Biogno is a village and former municipality in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland. It was first recorded in 1022 as Biogno. Biogno municipality had 232 inhabitants in 1850, which increased to 369 in 1900. In 1925 the municipality was split in two ...

                                               

Breno, Ticino

Breno is a village and former municipality in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland. In 2005 the municipality was merged with the other, neighboring municipalities Arosio, Fescoggia, Mugena and Vezio to form a new and larger municipality Alto Malcantone.

                                               

Cagiallo

Cagiallo is a village and former municipality in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland. In 2001 the municipality was merged with the other, neighboring municipalities Lopagno, Roveredo, Sala Capriasca, Tesserete and Vaglio to form a new and larger mu ...