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Surselva District
Romansh: district Surselva
German: Bezirk Surselva
District
Location of Surselva District
Country  Switzerland
Canton  Grisons
Capital Ilanz
Area
 • Total 1,373.54 km2 (530.33 sq mi)
Population (December 2015)
 • Total 21,325
 • Density 15.5256/km2 (40.2111/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Municipalities 21

Surselva District (Romansh: ') was an administrative district in the canton of the Grisons, Switzerland, from 2000 until 2016. It had an area of 1,373.39 km2 (530.27 sq mi) and a population of 21,325 in 2015.

It was formed in 2000 by a merger of the former Vorderrhein and Glenner districts. It was replaced with the Surselva Region on 1 January 2017 as part of a reorganization of the Canton.

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