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Samnaun is a municipality of the canton of Graubünden, eastern Switzerland, situated in the Kreis (subdistrict) of Ramosch of the administrative district of Inn. Municipalities are the smallest government division in Switzerland. ... The twenty-six cantons of Switzerland are the states of the federal state of Switzerland. ... Graubünden or Grisons (German: Graubünden; Italian: Grigioni; Romansh: Grischun, French: Grisons) is the largest and easternmost canton of Switzerland. ... In contrast to centrally organised states, in the federally constituted Switzerland each Canton is completely free to decide its own internal organisation. ...

Municipalities of Inn administrative district

Ardez | Ftan | Fuldera | Guarda | Lavin | Lü | Müstair | Ramosch | Samnaun | Santa Maria Val Müstair | Scuol | Sent | Susch | Tarasp | Tschierv | Tschlin | Valchava | Zernez Image File history File links Description: coat of arms Grisons/Wappen Kanton Graubünden Painter: de:Benutzer:Tschubby First upload in de. ... Sent is a municipality with approximately 870 inhabitants in the Swiss Canton Graubünden. ... Zernez is a Swiss municipality in the upper areas of the lower Engadin valley (Romansh: Engiadina Bassa) in the canton of Graubünden (Grischun) and includes the villages Zernez and Brail. ...

Canton of Graubünden | Districts of Canton Graubünden | Municipalities of the canton of Graubünden

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SummitPost - Samnaun Group -- Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering (1595 words)
The Samnaun area was at the heart of all the changes during history, mostly because of its proximity to one of the most important north-south passes in the Alps, Reschenpass / Passo di Resia.
The original name of Samnaun was Samignum, a weird form of St. Magnus – which is the patron saint of the church of Samnaun village.
The southern Muttler Group is divided from the northern main ridge by Samnaun Valley, which culminates in Zeblasjoch Pass (Samnauner Joch), one of the important high passes of the Rhaetian Alps.
Travel to Samnaun (691 words)
Samnaun ski resort is situated on the Swiss border, in the eastern reaches of Switzerland’s Graubunden region.
Samnaun’s longest run is six kilometres, and the system of 15 lifts (42 in the Silvretta Arena) includes the world’s first and largest double-decker cable car - the Samnaun Twinliner.
The ski season is lengthy in Samnaun, running from the end of November to early May, with best snow conditions from February to early March, and lowest rates before Christmas, in mid-January and from the middle of March to April.
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