Challand-Saint-Anselme

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Challand-Saint-Anselme
Comune di Challand-Saint-Anselme
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Challand-Saint-Anselme in winter.
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Challand-Saint-Anselme
Challand-Saint-Anselme (Aosta Valley)
Coordinates: 45°43′N7°44′E / 45.717°N 7.733°E / 45.717; 7.733
Country Italy
Region Aosta Valley
Province none
Frazioni Quinçod (chef-lieu), Corliod, Tilly, Châtillonet, Bachan, Ruvére, Tollégnaz, Moussanet, Allésaz, Maé, Pésan, Orbeillaz, Arbaz, Plésod
Area
  Total27 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
1,030 m (3,380 ft)
Population
(ISTAT 1 January 2013)
  Total769
  Density28/km2 (74/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Challandins
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11020
Dialing code 0125
Patron saint Anselm of Aosta
Saint day21 April
Website Official website

Challand-Saint-Anselme (Valdôtain: Tchallàn damoùn; Issime Walser : z'uabra Tschallanh); is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy.

Issime Comune in Aosta Valley, Italy

Issime is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. Its population speak Walser German.

Town settlement that is bigger than a village but smaller than a city

A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages but smaller than cities, though the criteria to distinguish them vary considerably between different parts of the world.

<i>Comune</i> third-level administrative divisions of the Italian Republic

The comune is a basic administrative division in Italy, roughly equivalent to a township or municipality.

Religious architecture

Notable inhabitants

Bianca Maria, the Countess of Challant was executed for adultery on 20 October 1526, becoming the prototype for many literary works. An account of Bianca Maria's life and death was included by Matteo Bandello in his 1554 Novelle collection. François de Belleforest translated Bandello's account into French in 1565, which in turn appeared in English as the 24th story in William Painter's Palace of Pleasure (1567). Early Jacobean English dramatist John Marston employed the lady as the title character of her tragedy The Insatiate Countess , first published in 1613.

Matteo Bandello Italian writer

Matteo Bandello was an Italian writer, soldier, monk, and later, a Bishop mostly known for his novellas.

François de Belleforest French author, poet and translator of the Renaissance

François de Belleforest was a prolific French author, poet and translator of the Renaissance.

William Painter ) was an English author and translator. As a clerk of the Ordnance in the Tower of London, he was accused of fraud aimed at amassing a personal fortune at public expense.


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