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Val Badia

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Subject: Ladin language, Languages of Italy, Carnian, Valleys of South Tyrol, Haplogroup L-M20, Sella group, Rienz, Badia, South Tyrol, Corvara, South Tyrol, Alta Badia
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Val Badia

View northwards to San Martin de Tor

The Val Badia (Ladin: Val Badia; Italian: Val Badia; German: Gadertal) is the valley of the Gran Ega river in South Tyrol, Italy. It stretches from the Sella massif northwards to the Puster Valley. The villages in the Val Badia, whose population are predominantly Ladin-speaking, belong to the following municipalities: Badia, Corvara, La Val, Mareo and San Martin de Tor.

The upper part of the valley, starting from the village San Linêrt and including Badia, Corvara and La Val, is called in German Abteital.[1] The same area is under the name Alta Badia a renowned ski resort.[2]


  1. ^ Kühebacher, Egon (1995), Die Ortsnamen Südtirols und ihre Geschichte. Die geschichtlich gewachsenen Namen der Täler, Flüsse, Bäche und Seen 2, Bolzano: Athesia, p. 15 
  2. ^ "Welcome to Alta Badia". Retrieved 7 August 2011. 

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