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|Comune di Fontainemore|
Commune de Fontainemore
|Frazioni||Barme, Borney, Chuchal, Clapasson, Coré, Espaz, Farettaz, Niana, Pian Pervero, Pillaz, Planaz, Plan Coumarial, Versa|
|• Total||31 km2 (12 sq mi)|
|Elevation||760 m (2,490 ft)|
|• Density||14/km2 (37/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Fontainemore (Valdôtain: Fontènemore; Issime Walser : Pischu; Fontanamora from 1939 to 1946) is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy.
The toponym "Fontainemore" may derive from an old fountain called in French as « Fontaine de Saint-Maur » or « Fontaine de la mort ».
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