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A hotel in St. Moritz is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in St. Moritz hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in St. Moritz are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some St. Moritz hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most St. Moritz hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in St. Moritz have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in St. Moritz
An upscale full service hotel facility in St. Moritz that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury St. Moritz hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

Full service hotels in St. Moritz
Full service St. Moritz hotels often contain upscale full-service facilities with a large volume of full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and a variety of on-site amenities such as swimming pools, a health club, children's activities, ballrooms, on-site conference facilities, etc.

Historic inns and boutique hotels in St. Moritz
Boutique hotels of St. Moritz are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. St. Moritz boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in St. Moritz may be classified as luxury hotels.

Focused or select service hotels in St. Moritz
Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of St. Moritz travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most St. Moritz focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

Economy and limited service hotels in St. Moritz
Small to medium-sized St. Moritz hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded St. Moritz traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service St. Moritz hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in St. Moritz
A bed and breakfast in St. Moritz is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, St. Moritz bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical St. Moritz B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in St. Moritz
St. Moritz hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many St. Moritz hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in St. Moritz
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized St. Moritz hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in St. Moritz lack an on-site restaurant.

Timeshare and destination clubs in St. Moritz
St. Moritz timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in St. Moritz often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of St. Moritz on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

Motels in St. Moritz
A St. Moritz motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of St. Moritz for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of St. Moritz motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

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This article is about the town in Switzerland. For other uses, see St. Moritz (disambiguation).
St. Moritz
St. Moritz on an evening in February 2009, with a frozen lake
St. Moritz on an evening in February 2009, with a frozen lake
Coat of arms of St. Moritz
Coat of arms
St. Moritz is located in Switzerland
St. Moritz
St. Moritz
St. Moritz is located in Canton of Grisons
St. Moritz
St. Moritz
Coordinates:  / 46.500; 9.833  / 46.500; 9.833
Country Switzerland
Canton Grisons
District Maloja
Area
• Total 28.69 km (11.08 sq mi)
Elevation (Traunter Plazzas) 1,822 m (5,978 ft)
Population (Dec 2015)
• Total 5,067
• Density 180/km (460/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: St. Moritzer(in)
Postal code 7500
SFOS number 3787
Localities St. Moritz-Dorf, St. Moritz-Bad, Suvretta, Champfèr (eastern part)
Surrounded by Bever, Celerina/Schlarigna, Samedan, Silvaplana
Website www.gemeinde-stmoritz.ch
SFSO statistics
St. Moritz is located in Alps
St. Moritz
St. Moritz
Location of St. Moritz in the Alps of Europe

St. Moritz (also German: Sankt Moritz, Romansh: About this sound San Murezzan , Italian: San Maurizio, French: Saint-Moritz) is a high Alpine resort in the Engadine in Switzerland, at an elevation of about 1,800 metres (5,910 ft) above sea level. It is Upper Engadine's major village and a municipality in the district of Maloja in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

St. Moritz lies on the southern slopes of the Albula Alps below the Piz Nair (3,056 m or 10,026 ft) overlooking the flat and wide glaciated valley of the Upper Engadine and eponymous lake: Lej da San Murezzan (Romansh for Lake of St. Moritz). It hosted the Winter Olympics in 1928 and 1948.

St. Moritz: History

St. Maurice, the resort's Egyptian namesake, depicted by Matthias Grünewald, 15th century

Votive offerings, swords, and needles from the Bronze Age found at the base of the springs in St. Moritz indicate that the Celts had already discovered them.

St. Moritz is first mentioned around 1137–39 as ad sanctum Mauricium. The village was named after Saint Maurice, an early Christian saint from southern Egypt said to have been martyred in 3rd century Roman Switzerland while serving as leader of the Theban Legion.

Pilgrims traveled to Saint Mauritius often to the church of the springs, where they drank from the blessed, bubbling waters of the Mauritius springs in the hopes of being healed. In 1519, the Medici pope, Leo X, promised full absolution to anyone making a pilgrimage to the church of the springs. In the 16th century, the first scientific treatises about the St. Moritz mineral springs were written. In 1535, Paracelsus, the great practitioner of nature cures, spent some time in St. Moritz.

Baths in St. Moritz, ca. 1881

Although it received some visitors during the summer, the origins of the winter resort only date back 152 years ago to September 1864, when St. Moritz hotel pioneer Caspar Badrutt made a wager with four British summer guests: they should return in winter and, in the event that the village was not to their liking, he would reimburse their travel costs. If they were to find St. Moritz attractive in winter, he would invite them to stay as his guests for as long as they wished. This marked not only the start of winter tourism in St. Moritz but the start of winter tourism in the whole of the Alps. The first tourist office in Switzerland was established the same year in the village. St. Moritz developed rapidly in the late nineteenth century; the first electric light in Switzerland was installed in 1878 at the Kulm Hotel, and the first curling tournament on the continent was held in 1880. The first European Ice-Skating Championships were held at St. Moritz in 1882 and first golf tournament in the Alps held in 1889. The first bob run and bob race was held in 1890. By 1896, St. Moritz became the first village in the Alps to install electric trams and opened the Palace Hotel. A horse race was held on snow in 1906, and on the frozen lake the following year. The first ski school in Switzerland was established in St. Moritz in 1929.

St. Moritz in January 1931

St. Moritz hosted the 1928 Winter Olympics, the stadium still stands today, and again in 1948. It has hosted over 20 FIBT World Championships, three FIS Alpine World Ski Championships (1934/1974/2003) and over 40 Engadin Skimarathons since 1969. It has also hosted many other events since, including some unlikely ones on the frozen lake in the 1970s and 1980s such as a golf tournament, (1979), a polo tournament (every year in February starting in 1985) and cricket (1989). St. Moritz has also been the venue for many Sailing and Windsurfing World Championships.

Since the early 1980s St. Moritz is also promoted and known as Top of the World. The expression was registered as a trademark by the tourist office in 1987.

Between 9–12 June 2011, St. Moritz was the site of the Bilderberg Group conference, an annual, unofficial, invitation-only conference of approximately 120 to 140 guests from North America and Western Europe, most of whom are people of influence.

St. Moritz: Geography

Lake St. Moritz

St. Moritz had an area, (as of the 2004/09 survey) of 28.69 km (11.08 sq mi). Of this area, about 26.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 20.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 9.0% is settled (buildings or roads) and 44.8% is unproductive land. In the 2004/09 survey a total of 160 ha (400 acres) or about 5.6% of the total area was covered with buildings, an increase of 23 ha (57 acres) over the 1985 amount. Over the same time period, the amount of recreational space in the municipality increased by 3 ha (7.4 acres) and is now about 1.15% of the total area. Of the agricultural land 149 ha (370 acres) is fields and grasslands, and 643 ha (1,590 acres) consists of alpine grazing areas. Since 1985 the amount of agricultural land has decreased by 37 ha (91 acres). Over the same time period the amount of forested land has increased by 33 ha (82 acres). Rivers and lakes cover 91 ha (220 acres) in the municipality.

The highest summit in the Eastern Alps is Piz Bernina at 4,048.6 m (13,283 ft), located 15 km (9.3 mi) southeast of the village.

Before 2017, the municipality was located in the Oberengadin sub-district of the Maloja district, after 2017 it was part of the Maloja Region. It consists of the settlements of St. Moritz-Dorf (elev. 1,830 m (6,005 ft)), Bad (1,775 m (5,825 ft)), Champfèr (1,825 m (5,990 ft)), and the village section of Suvretta.

St. Moritz: Sport

Erika Mahringer competing
at the 1948 Winter Olympics
Cartier Polo World Cup 2008

St. Moritz has been a resort for winter sport vacations since the 19th Century. Students from Oxford and Cambridge went there to play each other; the predecessor of the recurring Ice Hockey Varsity Match was a bandy match played in St. Moritz in 1885. St. Moritz was the host city for the Winter Olympic Games in 1928 and 1948, one of three cities to host twice, along with Innsbruck, Austria and Lake Placid in the United States. It also hosted the world championships for alpine skiing in 1934, 1974, 2003, and 2017.

Additionally, St. Moritz has hosted the FIBT World Championships (bobsleigh and skeleton racing) a record 21 times. Since 1985, it has hosted Polo tournament played on snow, featuring many of the world's finest team and played on a specially-marked field on the frozen lake.

St. Moritz is extremely popular in the summer months as an altitude training base for distance athletes, particularly cyclists, runners, and race walkers. Its popularity extends to the altitude, weather, world class athletics track, and availability of paths and trails in the area.

In 1904, the oldest and world's last remaining natural bob run was opened. The 1.72 km (1.07 mi) ice channel – also known as the world's biggest "ice sculpture" – is built every winter from the ground up with only snow and water. The bob run hosted numerous world championships and was used in both Olympic Winter Games. In the early 1930s, some members of the bob club started taking guests along for taxi rides; today they run with slightly modified racing bobs.

For the 1928 games, the cross-country skiing and the cross-country skiing part of the Nordic combined events took place around the hills of St. Moritz. Twenty years later, once again the cross-country skiing, the cross-country skiing part of the Nordic combined, and the ice hockey events took place in St. Moritz.

Cresta Rider,
by David Wynne (1985)

In addition to the above sports, St. Moritz is also well known as a destination for sailing. It is the host venue for the annual St. Moritz Match Race held on lake St. Moritz. The St. Moritz Match Race event is part of the prestigious World Match Racing Tour which covers 3 continents. The event draws the world's best sailing teams to St. Moritz in a gladiatorial battle of nerve and skill on the water. The identical supplied (BLU-26) boats are raced two at a time in an on the water dogfight which tests the sailors and skippers to the limits of their physical abilities. Points accrued count towards the World Match Racing Tour and a place in the final event, with the overall winner taking the title ISAF World Match Racing Tour Champion. Match racing is an ideal sport for spectators in St. Moritz. Racing in such close proximity (approximately 15 m) to the Lake St. Moritz shoreline provides excellent heart of the action viewing for the audience.

St. Moritz: Tourism

Thanks to its favorable location, St. Moritz enjoys over 300 days of sunshine a year. Every winter it hosts the "White Turf" horse race on the frozen Lake St. Moritz attended by the international upper class.

Popular pastimes include skiing, snowboarding, and hiking, and nearby there is also the world-famous Cresta Run toboggan course.

The year-round population is 5,600, with some 3,000 seasonal employees supporting hotels and rental units with a total of 13,000 beds.

St. Moritz: Main sights

Plazza da Scoula
and St. Moritz library
  • The Segantini Museum: dedicated to Giovanni Segantini, a painter that lived the last five years of his life in Engadine. The Segantini Museum is listed as a Swiss heritage site of national significance.
  • The bobsled run: a very rare all-natural venue, typically open by mid-December
  • Viewing the glacier landscape: there are a number of notable vistas. Much can be seen by descending from Diavolezza to the Morteratsch Glacier.
  • The 3,300 m (10,800 ft) Piz Corvatsch with its ice cave and its lengthy 8 km (5 mi) piste down to St. Moritz-Bad.

St. Moritz: Climate

St Moritz has a subarctic climate only just above alpine/polar due to its elevation with cold, moderately snowy winters and cool, wet summers.

Climate data for Climate normals Samedan (Reference period 1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −1.6
(29.1)
0.5
(32.9)
3.7
(38.7)
7.4
(45.3)
12.9
(55.2)
16.4
(61.5)
19.3
(66.7)
18.7
(65.7)
14.9
(58.8)
10.9
(51.6)
3.7
(38.7)
−1.2
(29.8)
8.8
(47.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −9.1
(15.6)
−7.8
(18)
−2.8
(27)
1.6
(34.9)
6.6
(43.9)
9.9
(49.8)
12.2
(54)
11.5
(52.7)
7.9
(46.2)
3.8
(38.8)
−2.7
(27.1)
−7.5
(18.5)
2.0
(35.6)
Average low °C (°F) −16.3
(2.7)
−16.4
(2.5)
−10.4
(13.3)
−4.7
(23.5)
−0.1
(31.8)
2.5
(36.5)
4.3
(39.7)
4.0
(39.2)
1.0
(33.8)
−2.9
(26.8)
−8.9
(16)
−13.8
(7.2)
−5.1
(22.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 28
(1.1)
20
(0.79)
26
(1.02)
39
(1.54)
78
(3.07)
90
(3.54)
93
(3.66)
99
(3.9)
73
(2.87)
68
(2.68)
61
(2.4)
36
(1.42)
713
(28.07)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 51.8
(20.39)
38.9
(15.31)
32.5
(12.8)
23.5
(9.25)
6.3
(2.48)
0.6
(0.24)
0.3
(0.12)
0.3
(0.12)
1.2
(0.47)
8.1
(3.19)
40.8
(16.06)
49.9
(19.65)
254.2
(100.08)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 5.3 4.2 4.8 6.0 9.3 10.3 10.0 10.5 7.8 7.6 7.0 6.0 88.8
Average snowy days (≥ 1.0 cm) 9.1 7.4 7.6 5.8 1.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.6 2.0 6.8 9.1 50.4
Average relative humidity (%) 77 73 70 69 69 69 70 73 74 75 77 79 73
Mean monthly sunshine hours 117 122 140 138 158 176 200 180 154 140 106 103 1,733
Percent possible sunshine 58 58 53 47 46 49 57 57 58 58 52 53 53
Source: MeteoSchweiz

St. Moritz: Demographics

St. Moritz: Population

St. Moritz has a population (as of 31 December 2015) of 5,067. As of 2008, 38.0% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has decreased at a rate of 4.9%.

As of 2000, the gender distribution of the population was 45.4% male and 54.6% female. The age distribution, as of 2000, in St. Moritz is; 423 children or 7.6% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 502 teenagers or 9.0% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 960 people or 17.2% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 1,055 people or 18.9% are between 30 and 39, 864 people or 15.5% are between 40 and 49, and 820 people or 14.7% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 532 people or 9.5% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 289 people or 5.2% are between 70 and 79, there are 121 people or 2.2% who are between 80 and 89, and there are 23 people or 0.4% who are 90 and older.

In 2014 there were 2,822 private households in St. Moritz with an average household size of 1.84 persons. Of the 884 inhabited buildings in the municipality, in 2000, about 29.1% were single family homes and 40.8% were multiple family buildings. Additionally, about 19.9% of the buildings were built before 1919, while 8.6% were built between 1991 and 2000. In 2013 the rate of construction of new housing units per 1000 residents was 9.32. The vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2015, was 3.18%.

Historic Population
year population
1803 183
1850 228
1900 1,603
1910 3,197
1950 2,558
1960 3,751
1970 5,699
1980 5,900
1990 5,426
2000 5,589
Population by Nationality (Census 2000)
Nationality Number
Without dual-citizens
Number
Including dual-citizens
Switzerland 3079 3527
Italy 897 1162
Portugal 435 445
Germany 202 232
Serbia-Montenegro 106 108
Austria 74 104
France 56 73
Croatia 62 63
Spain 33 41
United Kingdom 30 41
Netherlands 17 29
Bosnia-Herzegovina 27 28

St. Moritz: Politics

In the 2015 federal election the most popular party was the FDP with 31.0% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the SVP (27.0%), the BDP (15.1%) and the CVP (11.0%). In the federal election, a total of 1,428 votes were cast, and the voter turnout was 54.1%.

In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 34.9% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the FDP (24.5%), the SP (22.4%), and the CVP (17%).

St. Moritz: Education

In St. Moritz about 65.8% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).

St. Moritz: Employment

St. Moritz is a regional economic center and a tourist community. As of 2014, there were a total of 7,590 people employed in the municipality. Of these, a total of 24 people worked in 7 businesses in the primary economic sector. The secondary sector employed 1,039 workers in 74 separate businesses. A minority (17.0%) of the secondary sector employees worked in very small businesses. There were 22 small businesses with a total of 533 employees and 3 mid sized businesses with a total of 329 employees. Finally, the tertiary sector provided 6,527 jobs in 768 businesses. In 2014 a total of 3,820 employees worked in 752 small companies (less than 50 employees). There were 14 mid sized businesses with 1,928 employees and 2 large businesses which employed 779 people (for an average size of 389.5). The Badrutt's Palace Hotel (Five Star) has a staff of 520 persons and is the biggest employer in St.Moritz.

In 2014 a total of 9.3% of the population received social assistance.

In the second quarter of 2016 an average of 1,062 workers commuted from outside Switzerland to work in the municipality, representing a minority of the employees.

In 2015 local hotels had a total of 599,734 overnight stays, of which 69.2% were international visitors. In the same year there was one movie theater in the municipality with 267 seats.

St. Moritz: Languages

Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (58.8%), with Italian being second most common (21.8%), and Portuguese being third (6.6%). Originally, the entire population spoke the Upper-Engadin Romansh dialect of Puter. Due to increasing trade with the outside world, Romansh usage began to decline. In 1880, only 50.2% spoke Romansh as a first language. Romansh lost ground to both German and Italian. In 1900, 31% of the population spoke Italian as a first language, and in 1910, it was about the same. In the following years, the percentage of Romansh and Italian speakers both decreased against German speakers. In 1941, only 20% spoke Romansh, and in 1970 it was 8%. In 2000, only 13% of the population of St. Moritz even understood Romansh.

Languages in St. Moritz GR
Languages Census 1980 Census 1990 Census 2000
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
German 3092 52.41% 3186 58.72% 3286 58.79%
Italian 1608 27.25% 1157 21.32% 1220 21.83%
Romansh 569 9.64% 338 6.23% 264 4.72%
Population 5900 100% 5426 100% 5589 100%

St. Moritz: Transportation

St. Moritz railway station is situated in the centre of the town, near the lakeshore and at the bottom of Via Serlas. It is operated by the Rhaetian Railway, and is the terminus that railway's Albula and Bernina lines. The Glacier Express and Bernina Express trains stop at St. Moritz.

Near the railway station is an important Swiss PostBus stop.

The St. Moritz–Corviglia funicular links St. Moritz with the Corviglia summit and ski area.

Norman Foster's Chesa Futura in St. Moritz
  • Featured in the opening scenes of The Man Who Knew Too Much, a 1934 thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
  • Mentioned in James Bond films: Goldfinger of 1964 and For Your Eyes Only in 1981.
  • In the Ian Fleming novel On Her Majesty's Secret Service the villain Blofeld uses Piz Gloria, a mountaintop facility in a resort near St. Moritz, as his base of operations. The real Piz Gloria is on top of the Schilthorn near Mürren and was featured in the 1969 film.
  • Mentioned in the 1969 Peter Sarstedt hit "Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?," describing a Euro jet-setter who flies to St. Moritz.
  • Mentioned in the popular 1930 comedy play Private Lives, by Noël Coward, and in the Neil Simon comedy 45 Seconds from Broadway of 2001.
  • Location of Kars hideout in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 2: Battle Tendency.
  • Mentioned in the 2004 film, The Prince and Me.
  • Shown in an episode of Smallville; where Lois Lane's sister is running from the mob.
  • Shown in a first-season episode of Cheap Seats. The Sklar brothers riff an episode of Wide World of Sports from the 1960s which showcased horse racing on a frozen Lake St. Moritz.
  • Mentioned in the novel, Public Secrets, by Norah Roberts, as a vacation getaway for character Emma McAvoy.
  • Included in the list of ski resorts in the refrain from the Global Deejays remix of the Sound of San Francisco (Snow Radio) version: "Kitzbühel, Schladming, Ischgl, St. Anton, Zillertal, Seiser Alm, Kaprun, Aspen, Semmering, St. Moritz, Cortina, St. Johann, Mt. Everest, Rocky Mountains".
St Moritz in 2012

St. Moritz: See also

  • Engadine
  • Glacier Express
  • Bernina Express
  • Swiss Alps
  • Hotel St. Moritz in New York, named after the village
  • Niseko, Hokkaido is well known as "oriental St. Moritz"

St. Moritz: References

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  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
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  4. "History". www.stmoritz.ch. Archived from the original on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
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  7. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Regional portraits accessed 27 October 2016
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  9. 1928 Winter Olympics official report. Part 2. pp. 8-10. (French)
  10. 1948 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 6, 21, 23. (French) & (German)
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  12. "Climate normals Samedan (Reference period 1981−2010)" (in German, French, and Italian). Zurich Airport, Switzerland: Swiss Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology, MeteoSwiss. 20 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-29.
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  14. Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 20-Oct-2009
  15. Graubunden in Numbers (German) accessed 21 September 2009
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  17. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Nationalratswahlen 2015: Stärke der Parteien und Wahlbeteiligung nach Gemeinden (German) accessed 18 July 2016
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  21. Federal Statistical Office - Hotellerie: Ankünfte und Logiernächte der geöffneten Betriebe accessed 31 October 2016
  22. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Kinoinfrastruktur nach Gemeinde und Kinotyp (German) accessed 9 August 2016
  • St. Moritz official website
  • St. Moritz Tourism
  • St. Moritz guide
  • St. Moritz tourism services
  • Silvio Margadant: St. Moritz in Romansh, German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, 2011-01-21.
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