10 Wonderful Facts about Saint Moritz


Facts about Saint Moritz

  1. Saint Moritz hosted the Winter Olympics in 1928 and 1948.
  2. Saint Moritz depends on tourism and the hotel industry. 
  3. Saint Moritz is a ski resort in the Engadine valley in Switzerland.
  4. It is Upper Engadine’s major village and a municipality in the district of Maloja in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.
  5. The population speaks German and Romansh and is mainly Roman Catholic.
  6. Saint Moritz has hosted over 20 FIBT World Championships and 3 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.
  7. St. Moritz had an area of 11.08 sq mi.
  8. St. Moritz is first mentioned around 1137–39 as ad sanctum Mauricium.
  9. Every winter, Saint Moritz hosts the “White Turf” horse race on the frozen Lake St. Moritz.
  10. St. Moritz has a population of 4,928, as of December 2018.
10 Wonderful Saint Moritz Facts