Champdepraz

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Champdepraz
Comune
Comune di Champdepraz
Commune de Champdepraz
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Location of the comune within the Aosta Valley
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Champdepraz
Location of Champdepraz in Italy
Coordinates: 45°41′N7°39′E / 45.683°N 7.650°E / 45.683; 7.650
Country Italy
Region Aosta Valley
Frazioni Barbustel, Blanchet, Bodeun, Capiron, Chef-lieu, Chantonet, Covarey, Crestaz, Cugnon, Dialley, Fabrique, Fussy, Gettaz-des-Allemands, Hérin, La Veulla, Le Sale, Losson, Viéring
Government
  Mayor Angelo Lanièce
Area
  Total 48 km2 (19 sq mi)
Elevation 523 m (1,716 ft)
Population (January 2017)
  Total 714 [1]
Demonym(s) Champdeprasiens
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code11020
Dialing code 0125
Patron saint Saint Francis of Sales
Saint day 24 January

Champdepraz (Arpitan : Tsandeprà, lit.  'field of meadows'); is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy.

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

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<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.

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Village church in La Veulla, Champdepraz. Chiesa Veulla, Champdepraz 3.jpg
Village church in La Veulla, Champdepraz.

The town is situated in the Vallone di Champdepraz, a lateral valley of the Aosta Valley. The hydroelectric power station of Champdepraz is using the power of the water from Torrente Chalamy to generate electricity. The headquarter of the Parco naturale del Mont Avic, founded in 1989, is also located in this town.

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References

  1. Bilancio demografico anno 2017 (dati provvisori) Comune: Champdepraz, demo.istat.it