Brusson, Aosta Valley

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Brusson
Comune di Brusson
Commune de Brusson
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Location of Brusson
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Location of Brusson in Italy
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Brusson
Brusson (Aosta Valley)
Coordinates: 45°46′N7°44′E / 45.767°N 7.733°E / 45.767; 7.733
Country Italy
Region Aosta Valley
Province none
Frazioni Pasquier, La Croix, Vollon, Estoul, La Pilaz, Arcésaz, Extrepierre, Fontaine, Graines, Curien, Fénille
Government
  MayorGiulio Grosjacques
Area
[1]
  Total55 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation
1,338 m (4,390 ft)
Population
 (31 July 2010) [2]
  Total859
  Density16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Brussonins
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11022
Dialing code 0125
Patron saint Saint Maurice
Saint day22 September
Website Official website

Brusson (Valdôtain: Breutson; Issime Walser : Brütze; Gressoney Walser : Britze) is a town and comune in Val d'Ayas, a left minor valley of the Aosta Valley region in Italy.

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It is well known as a summer and winter vacationing spot, and better known for its plentiful cross-country skiing trails. It is also a good starting point for climbing Monte Rosa. Brusson is part of the Monterosa Ski domain, home to cross-country skiing trails used for several World Cup races.

Sights include the medieval Graines Castle.

Twin towns

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References

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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