Davos (Romansh: Tavau, archaic Italian: Tavate, local German pronunciation ) is a municipality in the district of Prättigau/Davos in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It has a permanent population of (). Davos is located on the Landwasser River, in the Swiss Alps, between the Plessur and Albula Range. At , it is the highest city in Europe. Davos is host to the World Economic Forum (WEF), an annual meeting of global political and business elites (often referred to simply as Davos) and the home of one of Switzerland’s biggest ski resorts. At the end of every year it serves as the site of the annual Spengler Cup ice hockey tournament, hosted by the HC Davos local hockey team.