Fontainemore

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Fontainemore
Comune di Fontainemore
Commune de Fontainemore
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Fontainemore
Location of Fontainemore in Italy
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Fontainemore
Fontainemore (Aosta Valley)
Coordinates: 45°39′N7°52′E / 45.650°N 7.867°E / 45.650; 7.867 Coordinates: 45°39′N7°52′E / 45.650°N 7.867°E / 45.650; 7.867
Country Italy
Region Aosta Valley
Province none
Frazioni Barme, Borney, Chuchal, Clapasson, Coré, Espaz, Farettaz, Niana, Pian Pervero, Pillaz, Planaz, Plan Coumarial, Versa
Area
[1]
  Total31 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation
760 m (2,490 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2006) [2]
  Total444
  Density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Fontainemoreins
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11020
Dialing code 0125
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the town

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.

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Toponym

The toponym "Fontainemore" may derive from an old fountain called in French as « Fontaine de Saint-Maur » or « Fontaine de la mort ». [3]

Géographie

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The Gouffre de Guillemore.

Fontainemore is located in the middle of the Lys Valley, near the chasm known as French : Gouffre de Guillemore. It is the most Eastern municipality of the Aosta Valley.

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References

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. Istat ,  Wikidata Q214195
  3. Office du tourisme de la Vallée d'Aoste.