Corvara (Italian: Corvara in Badia [korˈvaːra im ˈbadiːa]; German: Corvara or Kurfar) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Bolzano.
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,340 and an area of 42.2 square kilometres (16.3 sq mi).
Corvara borders the following municipalities: Badia, Canazei, Livinallongo del Col di Lana, San Martin de Tor, and Sëlva.
Corvara is the main center of Alta Badia, a prestigious tourist area located at the top end of the Val Badia, surrounded by the peaks of the Dolomites mountains. Because of its geographic position in the heart of the Dolomites, Alta Badia gradually transformed itself into an avantgarde tourist area keeping intact its alpine character.
The municipality of Corvara contains the frazioni Calfosch (Italian: Colfosco, German: Kolfuschg) and Pescosta.
The emblem represents three vert mountains, dominated by three gules peaks with the inclined top on an argent background. The three peaks represent the Sassongher mountain overlooking the village. The emblem was granted in 1969... Read more...