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Sils im Domleschg Introduction

Sils im Domleschg is located in the Hinterrhein district, and it is a municipality in the Graubunden Canton. It has a population of a little less than 900.

History

The municipality was first described in 1149, and it was referred to as de Sillas then.

Geography

When it was measured in 2006, the municipality had a total area of about 3.6 square miles. Out of this whole area, about 15% is put to use for agriculture, while roughly 69% is forest-covered. As far as the rest, about 8% is settled, and the rest (about 9%) is non-productive (mountains, glaciers, or rivers). 

It is located in the sub-district of Domleschg in the district of Hinterrhein. It is a village between the Hinterrhein and Albula rivers, and it consists of the hamlets of Albula, Campi, and Freihof and the village of Sils.

Demographics

When it was measured in 2012, the municipality had a population of about 900. When it was measured in 2008, about 12% of the people were foreign nationals. Over the last ten years the number of people living there has gone down at a 2% rate. 

When it was measured in 200, the gender distribution of the population was roughly 52% female and 48% male. 

When it was measured in 200, about 33% of the population was Roman Catholic. About 56% of the population was members of the Swiss Reformed Church.

Languages

The majority of the population is German-speaking (about 87%). Serbo-Croatian is the 2nd most common language (about 3%). Italian is the 3rd most common language (about 3%).

Swiss Heritage Sites Of National Significance

There are a handful of Swiss heritage sites of national significance in the country, and they include the pre-historic petroglyphs, the Hohenratien Castle ruins, and Ehrenfels Castle.

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