The voter participation was.2, which is similar to the cantonal average.88. Its medieval name was Briga dives. 26 As of 2000, there were 1,177 students in Brig-Glis who came from another municipality, while 306 residents attended schools outside the municipality. Casting choc pour petite coquine! In 1990, 81 of the work force worked in the services or tertiary sector of the economy. During the Roman era the Roman influence was strongest along the Roman road on the valley floor. 5 The de Briga family is first mentioned in 1215. There are 8 people who speak Romansh. 3, together with other Alpine towns Brig-Glis engages in the.