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Mustair

Mustair Introduction 

Mustair is located in the municipality of Val Mustair, and it is a village there. It is located in the Inn district in the Graubunden Canton. In 2009, the municipality was merged with Valchava, Tschierv, Santa Maria Val Mustair, Lu, and Fuldera to create Val Mustair. 

Piz Chavalatsch, which is the easternmost point in the country, is located there. 

The biggest tourist attraction there is the Benedictine Convent named after Saint John. The village has a population of about 750.

History 

Mustair was initially described in the early 800s, and it was called monasterium Tuberis there.

Geography 

When it was measured in 2006, Mustair had a total area of 30 square miles. Out of this total area, about 24% is put to use for agriculture, while about 21% is covered in forest. Out of the remainder of the land, less than 1% is settled (roads or buildings) and the rest of the land (about 54%) is non-productive (mountains, glaciers, or rivers). The little village is situated in the sub-district of Val Mustair in the district of Inn. It is a long village, and it is the biggest and lowest village in the entire sub-district. It is also the easternmost village in all of Switzerland.

Demographics 

When it was measured in 2008, Mustair had a total population of about 750, of which about 6% were foreign nationals. Over the last decade the population has gone down at a rate of about 9%. 

The gender distribution of the population is about 50% male and 50% female, with slightly more females.

Weather 

Mustair has about 90 days of rain each year, and it gets about 30 inches precipitation. August is the wettest month, and Mustair gets roughly 3.5 inches of precipitation that month. Throughout this month there is precipitation for about nine days. The month with the most overall precipitation is May, with about ten days of the month having rain, but with only three inches of precipitation. February is the driest month of the year. The best time to visit the area is in the early part of summer, because you might get rained on quite a lot during the latter part of the summer, and specifically in August. One of the best times to visit Switzerland is in the summer when the snow has melted, and you can really go trekking, hiking, and exploring through a lot of the country.

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