Vals, Uors, Glenner - a little bit of geography
If you were to draw a line from Warsaw to Gibraltar and another from Rome to Amsterdam, then Vals would lie at the point of intersection.
The Swiss country maps show it: 733 400 / 164 450 / 1252
The Canton is called Graubünden.
The Graubünden Oberland is Surselva.
The main valley in it is called Val Lumnezia: Valley of Light.
The Valsertal is a tributary valley from Ilanz. It used to be called Val Sogn Pieder as well (English: St Peter's Valley).
The river is called the Valser Rhein, from Uors on it's called Glenner and from Ilanz on Vorderrhein.
The mountains are called Rheinwaldhorn, Güferhorn, Zervreilahorn, Piz Aul, Piz Tomül.
Nufenen or Hinterrhein can be reached by going over the Valserberg.
The first villages in Ticino are Olivone, Malvaglia and Biasca.
The territory of the Vals municipality stretches from briefly after to Bucarischuna (Bucalischö) 1167 m, up to Rheinwaldhorn at 3402 m.
The area covers 152.4 km². In detail:
Residential area 0.7 km²
Meadows and fields 2.4 km²
Forest 11.5 km²
Alps 51.8 km²
Mountainous, scree and rocky landscape 86 km²