Wikipedia

Engadin

InfoRoutesPlaces of interest

Author: Wikipedia

CH | | Public | CatalanDutchFrenchGermanItalianSpanish

Source: Biovit

Copyright: Creative Commons 3.0

The Engadin or Engadine is a long high Alpine valley region in the eastern Swiss Alps located in the canton of Graubünden in most southeastern Switzerland with about 25,000 inhabitants. It follows the route of the Inn from its headwaters at Maloja Pass in the southwest running roughly northeast until the Inn flows into Austria, one hundred kilometers downstream. The En/Inn subsequently flows at Passau into the Danube, as the only Swiss river to drain into the Black Sea. The Engadine is protected by high mountain ranges on all sides and is famous for its sunny climate, beautiful landscapes and outdoor activities.

The Romansh toponym Engiadina was first attested as Latin vallis Eniatina in AD 930. A derivation from the reconstructed ethnonym *Eniates has been suggested, with the first part of the ethnonym in turn containing the name of the En ).

Source: Wikipedia.org

Copyright: Creative Commons 3.0

More information

Address

Maloja, Switzerland

More about this place of interest

Comments

Routes nearby

Related channels

Try this feature for free with a MyRouteYou Plus trial subscription.

If you already have such an account, then log in now.

© 2006-2021 RouteYou - www.routeyou.com