Showing posts with label Zadiel valley. Show all posts
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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Zadiel valley

Zádiel (original Hungarian name is Szádelő) is a village 40km from Kosice (Kassa) and 4km from Torna in Slovak Karst (Slovensky Kras). It is united with Szádudvarnok and this new village called Zádielské Dvorniky.

This village was called Zadeley in 1317. First part of name - Zad (Szád) - means opening and slot, the end part "eley" (elő) means "front of something". This name mentions the village is placed at the entrance of a steep walled valley.
This valley arose by poured caves and between the 3-400m height walls there is Blatnica-stream.

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