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Bivio 1.769m at Pass Julierpass, panoramic view from the Residenzia Plaz Bivio residence onto the village centre with parish church.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Bivio 1.769m am Julierpass, Blick von der Residenzia Plaz Bivio auf das Dorfzentrum mit Pfarrkirche.
Bivio is a municipality in the district of Albula of the Swiss canton of Graubünden. The village is located on the roads to the Julier and Septimer pass. It is the only traditionally Italian language village north of the continental divide. However, the German-speaking population is now in the majority, with large Romansh- and Italian-speaking minorities. Neighboring municipalities are Marmorera, Bever (exclave), Silvaplana, Sils im Engadin/Segl, Stampa (exclave Maloja), Soglio, Avers and Mulegns. The area is 76.7 km² and the population 220 (2005). Languages: Since the Middle Ages, three languages have been spoken in the municipality: Most inhabitants speak German and Romansch, as well as the official language, Italian. However, German has become more and more common. The local Italian dialect is a sub-dialect of Lombard ("Bargajot"), but with local variations. The local version of Romansch is somewhere between the two main dialects: Surmiran und Putér. Since both the German and ... Read more about Bivio on Wikipedia