Place:Sankt Moritz, Graubünden, Switzerland


NameSankt Moritz
Alt namesSt. Moritz
Saint Moritzsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 810
Saint-Moritzsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-184
San Murezzansource: Wikipedia
Sankt Moritzsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Sankt-Moritzsource: Wikipedia
Coordinates46.5°N 9.833°E
Located inGraubünden, Switzerland     (1300 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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St. Moritz (German: Sankt Moritz; French: Saint-Moritz; Romansh: ; Italian: San Maurizio) is a resort town in the Engadine valley in Switzerland. It is a municipality in the district of Maloja in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. The highest summit in the Eastern Alps, the Piz Bernina, lies a few kilometres south of the town. St. Moritz hosted the Winter Olympics in 1928 and 1948. It is a popular destination of the upper class and international jet set, as well as one of the most expensive ski resorts in the world.

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