Wil, Switzerland

Wil is a small city in St Gallen canton in Eastern Switzerland. Covering 7.62 sq km (2.94 sq mi), Wil has a population of 18,000 people (2011 estimate). It is the third largest city in St Gallen canton after St Gallen and Rapperswil-Jona. The Old Town has been so well preserved that the city was […]

Zillis, Switzerland

Zillis-Reischen is a municipality in the canton of Graubünden, in the eastern part of Switzerland. Located in a mountain valley 945 m (3,100 ft) above sea level, it covers 24.44 sq km (9.44 sq mi) and has a population approaching 500 people (2012 estimate). More on Zillis-Reischen Zillis-Reischen was created in 1875 by merging the […]

Davos, Switzerland

Davos (map; Italian: Tavate, Romansh: Tavau) is a ski resort in Prättigau district, Graubünden canton, Switzerland. It covers 40 sq km (103 sq mi) and has a population of 11,200 (2011 estimate). Located at an elevation of 1,560 m (5,118 ft), it is the highest city in Europe and also the biggest ski resort in […]

Baden, Switzerland

Baden is a health resort town in Aargau canton, Switzerland, about 25 km (16 mi) northwest of Zürich. Located at an altitude of 381 m (1,250 ft) above sea level, Baden covers 13.17 sq km (5.08 sq mi) and has a population of 18,000 people (2011 estimate). The name Baden means “baths”. It refers to […]

Regensberg, Switzerland

Regensberg, not to be confused with Regensburg in Germany, is a small village in Dielsdorf district, Zürich canton, Switzerland. This lovely village, set on a hill surrounded by vineyards, covers 2.39 sq km (0.92 sq mi) and has a population of less than 500 people (2011 estimate). It is about 617 m (2,024 ft) above […]