Cazis

Cazis

Cazis is a municipality in the district of Hinterrhein in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

Languages

Until 1800, the municipality spoke exclusively Sursilvan, a dialect of Romansh.

Today, the municipality is predominantly German-speaking population, with small Romansh- and Italian-speaking minorities.

Languages in Cazis
Language Census of 1980 Census of 1990 Census of 2000
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
German 1166 79.37% 1276 87.52% 1326 91.89%
Romansh 191 13.00% 101 6.93% 74 5.13%
Italian 112 7.62% 81 5.56% 43 2.98%
Population 1469 100% 1458 100% 1443 100%

External links

Official Web site

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