Saint Moritz (German: Sankt-Moritz, Romansh: San Murezzan) is a popular resort town in the Engadine valley in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland.
Popular pastimes include skiing and hiking, nearby there is also the world famous Cresta Run toboggan course.
The year round population is 5,600 with some 3,000 seasonal employees.
This population supports hotels and rental units with a total of 13,000 beds.
St. Moritz has been the host city for the 1928 and 1948 Winter Olympics as well as the 1934, 1974 and 2003 Alpine Skiing World Championships.
It is one of two cities, the other being Lake Placid, New York, that have hosted the Winter Olympic Games twice.
Location 46°30'N, 9°50'E
Population 5029 (December 2003)
Area 28.69 km²
Elevation 1822 m
Postal code 7500
For a more information about Saint Moritz see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Hui Chin and I visisted Saint Moritz during our trip around Europe in 2005.
Many very expensive shops are around.
We both enjoyed our stay.
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