10 Amazing Facts About Davos


Facts About Davos:

  1. Davos is host to the World Economic Forum (WEF). 
  2. The village of Davos is first mentioned in 1213 as Tavaus.
  3. The current settlement of the Davos area began in the High Middle Ages with the immigration of Rhaeto-Romans.
  4. Davos is home to seven sites that are listed as Swiss heritage sites of national significance.
  5. In 1436, the League of the Ten Jurisdictions was founded in Davos.
  6. Davos is an Alpine town, and a municipality in the Prättigau/Davos Region in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland.
  7. Davos has a permanent population of 10,899, as of 2018. 
  8. Davos has an area of 109.65 sq mi.
  9. Davos was inhabited by Romansh-speaking people, but later in the 13th century, it was settled by German-speaking people from the upper Valais.
  10. List of some noble people from Davos: Claude-Curdin Paschoud, Walter Siegenthaler, Ursula Wyss & Marc Forster. (List of all Noble people of Davos).
10 Amazing Davos Facts