Tarasp facts for kids
|Former municipality of Switzerland|
Lake Tarasp at dawn
|• Total||46.9 km2 (18.1 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,403 m (4,603 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2014)|
|• Density||7.186/km2 (18.61/sq mi)|
|Localities||Fontana, Vulpera, Sparsels, Aschera, Avrona, Chaposch, Chants, Florins, Nairs, Sgnè, Vallatscha|
|Surrounded by||Ardez, Ftan, Scuol, Tschierv, Zernez|
Tarasp is a former municipality in the district of Inn in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. Its eleven settlements are situated within the Lower Engadin valley along the Inn River, at the foot of the Sesvenna Range. On 1 January 2015 the former municipalities of Ardez, Guarda, Tarasp, Ftan and Sent merged into the municipality of Scuol.
Tarasp was an Austrian enclave inside the Free State of the Three Leagues, an associate of the Old Swiss Confederacy until 1809, when Austria ceded the territory to Revolutionary France, who subsequently passed it to Graubünden.
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