Praden - Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F
N 46° 49.552 E 009° 34.253
32T E 543542 N 5185971
Quick Description: A wooden sign of the village Praden in the Swiss alps.
Location: Graubünden, Switzerland
Date Posted: 8/4/2021 6:42:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM14P5W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben
Views: 2

Long Description:
About the sign:
The sign, made of wood, appears to be a bit neglected.
When taking a better look, mountains and conifers can be spotted, as well as the characteristic church.

About Praden:
Praden (Romansh: Prada) is a mountain village in the municipality of Tschiertschen-Praden in the district of Plessur in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.

The formerly independent municipality merged with Tschiertschen to form Tschiertschen-Praden on January 1, 2009.

History
Praden is first mentioned in 1157 as de Pradis.

Geography
Praden has an area, as of 2006, of 6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi). Of this area, 26.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 67.9% is forest. Of the rest of the land, 1.1% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (4.8%) is non-arable (rivers, glaciers or mountains).

The village is located in the Churwalden sub-district of the Plessur district on the mountain slopes above the left side of the Schanfigger valley. It consists of the linear villages of Inner- and Usserpraden at an elevation of 1,100 m (3,600 ft) and 1,250 m (4,100 ft) respectively. In 2009 Praden merged with Tschiertschen to form Tschiertschen-Praden.
Source: (visit link)
Location: At the right side of the road, west side of the village.

Plaque: no

Construction Material: carved, painted wood

Sign Date: Not listed

Occasion Commemorated: Not listed

Artist: Not listed

Web Address: Not listed

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