Wildhaus, Switzerland

Wildhaus is a village in the constituent of Toggenburg in St Gallen canton, Switzerland. It covers 34.43 sq km (13.29 sq mi) and has a population of 1,200 people (2011 estimate). The village is between Gam in the Rhine valley and Unterwasser in the Toggenburg valley. Looming in the vicinity are the peaks of Churfirsten […]

Schwyz, Switzerland

Schwyz is the name of the capital of the eponymous Schwyz canton in Switzerland. Located 516 m (1,693 ft) above sea level, it spans over 53.25 sq km (20.56 sq mi) and has a population of 14,500 people (2012 estimate). More on Schwyz This is the town which gives its name to the country, from […]

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 […]