Gressoney-Saint-Jean

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Gressoney-Saint-Jean
Comune di Gressoney-Saint-Jean
Commune de Gressoney-Saint-Jean
Gemeinde Gressoney-Saint-Jean
The Savoy castle in Gressoney-St. Jean
The Savoy castle in Gressoney-St. Jean
Coat of airms o Gressoney-Saint-Jean
Coat airms
Gressoney-Saint-Jean is locatit in Italy
Gressoney-Saint-Jean
Gressoney-Saint-Jean
Location o Gressoney-Saint-Jean in Italy
Coordinates: 45°47′N 07°49′E / 45.783°N 7.817°E / 45.783; 7.817Coordinates: 45°47′N 07°49′E / 45.783°N 7.817°E / 45.783; 7.817
KintraItaly
RegionValle d'Aosta
Provincenane
FrazioniBieltschòcke (Bieltschucken), Bode, Chaschtal, Dresal, Loomatto (Loomatten), Méttelteil (Mittelteil), Mettie (Mettien), Noversch, Òbre Biel (Ober Biel), Òbre Champsil (Ober Champsil), Òbro Verdebio (Ober Verdebien), Ònderteil (Unterteil), Òndre Biel (Unter Biel), Òndre Champsil (Unter Champsil), Òndro Verdebio (Unter Verdebien), Perletoa, Predeloasch, Stobene, Trentostäg (Trentosbrück), Tschemenoal (Chemonal), Tschoarde, Tschossil, Woald (Wald)
Area
 • Total69 km2 (27 sq mi)
Population
 (December 31, 2004)
 • Total790
 • Density11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11025
Dialin code0125
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Gressoney-Saint-Jean (Walser German: Greschòney Zer Chilchu) is a toun an comune in the Valle d'Aosta region o north-wastren Italy.

Points o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

Walser cultur an leid[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tho historically Gressoney-Saint-Jean an Gressoney-La-Trinité are twa separate comunes, they shape a Walser German cultural unity kent as Greschòney or Creschnau in Greschoneytitsch (or simply Titsch), the local Walser German dialect, or Kressenau in German. They wur unitit inta ane commune namit Gressoney frae 1928 till 1946, when the twa umwhile communes wur reconstitutit.

A example o Greschòneytitsch:

Walser German German Scots

Endsche Attò
das béscht em Hémmel,
dass héilege sígge Dín Noame.
Chéeme Dín Herrschaft.[1]

Vater unser
der Du bist im Himmel,
geheiligt werde Dein Name.
Dein Reich komme.

Oir Faither
in heiven,
hallaeed be your name.
Your kinrick come,

Notable fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The Squinobal brithers Oreste, Arturo an Lorenzo, aw o thaim muntain climbers, muntain guides an ski muntaineers, wur born in Gressoney.


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Das Vaterunser auf Walserisch (Greschòney)" (in Walser German). Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. 2006. Retrieved 13 Mey 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)