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Alvaneu
Former municipality of Switzerland
Coat of arms of Alvaneu
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Graubünden
District Albula
Area
 • Total 35.63 km2 (13.76 sq mi)
Elevation 1,181 m (3,875 ft)
Population (December 2005)
 • Total 421
 • Density 11.816/km2 (30.60/sq mi)
Postal code 7492
Surrounded by Arosa, Brienz/Brinzauls, Filisur, Lantsch/Lenz, Schmitten, Surava, Tiefencastel

Alvaneu is a municipality in the district of Albula in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.

It consists of Alvaneu-Dorf and Alvaneu-Bad. The area is 35.68 km² and the population is 421 people.

On 1 January 2015 the former municipalities of Alvaneu, Alvaschein, Brienz/Brinzauls, Mon, Stierva, Surava and Tiefencastel merged into the new municipality of Albula/Alvra.

Languages

This table shows the languages of Alvaneu:

Languages in Alvaneu
Language Census of 1980 Census of 1990 Census of 2000
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
German 189 49.87% 230 60.53% 308 76.43%
Romansh 157 41.42% 109 28.68% 68 16.87%
Italian 30 7.92% 28 7.37% 14 3.47%
Population 379 100% 380 100% 403 100%

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