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Degen - Val Lumnezia
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Mit seinen zahlreichen Kirchen und Kapellen prägt Degen wie kein anderes Dorf des Lugnez den Begriff der Sakrallandschaft. Nicht weniger als fünf Gotteshäuser prägen das Landschaftsbild als markante Bauwerke. Auf einer muldenartigen ebenen Terrasse mit fruchtbaren Feldern gelegen, eignet sich Degen ideal für die Landwirtschaft. Bereits in der erstmaligen urkundlichen Erwähnung im Reichsguturbar von ca. 840 werden 14.5 Höfe, zwei Kirchen, eine Mühle, drei Alpen und rund 45 ha Wies- und Ackerland aufgeführt. Die ersten Spuren der Besiedlung reichen jedoch bis in die Römerzeit zurück.

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Uploaded: 07/07/2011
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Tags: church; alpine; village; lugnez; lumnezia; alps; graubuenden
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