Schmitten, Graubünden

Schmitten, Graubünden

Schmitten is a municipality in the district of Albula in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.

Languages

In the 14th and 15th centuries, the area was settled from Davos. Therefore, the municipality is traditionally German-speaking. Despite the neighboring Romansh-speaking villages, the percentage of Romansch speakers in Schmitten has always been well under 10%.
Languages in Schmitten GR
Language Census of 1980 Census of 1990 Census of 2000
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
German 195 93.75% 243 96.43% 229 94.24%
Romansh 11 5.29% 3 1.19% 3 1.23%
Italian 2 0.96% 0 0.00% 2 0.82%
Population 208 100% 252 100% 243 100%

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