Tiefencastel

former municipality of Switzerland

Tiefencastel (Romansh: Casti) was a municipality in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. It was the capital of the Albula district. It is next to the Albula and Julier passes. In 2013, 254 people lived there.

Tiefencastel
Tiefencastel Dorf.jpg
Coat of arms of Tiefencastel
Coat of arms
Location of Tiefencastel
CountrySwitzerland
CantonGraubünden
DistrictAlbula
Area
 • Total14.85 km2 (5.73 sq mi)
Elevation
859 m (2,818 ft)
Population
 (December 2013)
 • Total254
 • Density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
7450
SFOS number3505
Surrounded byAlvaneu, Alvaschein, Brienz/Brinzauls, Cunter, Filisur, Mon, Riom-Parsonz, Savognin, Stierva, Surava
Websitewww.tiefencastel.ch
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On 1 January 2015 the municipalities of Alvaschein, Mon, Stierva, Tiefencastel, Alvaneu, Brienz/Brinzauls and Surava joined together to become the new municipality of Albula/Alvra.

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