La Chaux De Fonds, Switzerland

La Chaux-de-Fonds is the biggest city in Neuchâtel canton, on the northwestern part of Switzerland. It covers 55.66 sq km (21.49 sq mi) and has a population of 37,500 people (2011 estimate). The city is situated in the Jura mountains, at an altitude of 1000 m (3,281 ft) above sea level, just a few kilometers […]

Scuol, Switzerland

Scuol is the main town in Engadine Valley, in Graubünden canton, Switzerland. The town is 1,290 m (4,232 ft) above sea level. It covers 144.14 sq km (55.65 sq mi) and has a population of 2,300 people (2011 estimate). More on Scuol The history of Scuol goes back to 1095, when it was first mentioned, […]

S Chanf, Switzerland

S-chanf (German: Scanfs) is a small village in the Engadine Valley, in Graubünden canton, Switzerland. Situated 1,660 m (5,446 ft) above sea level, it covers 137.9 sq km (53.24 sq km) and has a population of just under 700 people (2011 estimate). More on S-chanf S-chanf is a Romansh name of the village. It is […]

Appenzell, Switzerland

Appenzell is a region in region in northeastern Switzerland. It comprises two half-cantons, Appenzell Ausserrhoden (Outer Rhoden) to the west and Appenzell Innerrhoden (Inner Rhoden) to the east. More on Appenzell Established in the 10th century, Appenzell was originally owned by the Abbey of St Gallen until 1403, when the people of Appenzell rebelled against […]

Sils, Switzerland

Sils im Engadin/Segl is a municipality in the canton of Graubünden, in the eastern part of Switzerland. Located at an elevation of 1,803 m (5,915 ft), it covers 63.57 sq km (24.54 sq mi) and has a population of 750 people (2012 estimate). Sils im Engadin is the German name of the municipality while Segl […]