Valtournenche

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Valtournenche

Vótornéntse
Comune di Valtournenche
Commune de Valtournenche
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Valtournenche
Valtournenche (Aosta Valley)
Coordinates: 45°53′N07°37′E / 45.883°N 7.617°E / 45.883; 7.617 Coordinates: 45°53′N07°37′E / 45.883°N 7.617°E / 45.883; 7.617
Country Italy
Region Aosta Valley
Province none
Frazioni Barmasse, Bioley, Brengaz, Breuil-Cervinia, Busserailles, Chaloz, Châtelard, Champ l'éve, Cheneil, Cheperon, Tsignanaz (Cignana), Clou, Cré, Cré-du-Pont, Crépin, Crétaz, Duerche, Euillaz, Fontaine, La Muranche, La Vénaz, Layet, Laviel, Le Lou (Loz), Losanche, Maën, Maisonnasse, Montaz, Moulin, Mont-Mené, Mont-Perron, Pâquier (chef-lieu), Pecou, Les Perrères, Pessey, Promindoz, Saix, Servaz, Singlin, Tourtourouse, Ussin, Valmartin
Area
[1]
  Total115 km2 (44 sq mi)
Elevation
1,528 m (5,013 ft)
Population
 (December 31, 2004) [2]
  Total2,163
  Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Valtournains
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11028
Dialing code 0166
Website http://www.comune.valtournenche.ao.it

Valtournenche (local Valdôtain: Vótornéntse) is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy, 1500m above the sea level. It is named after and covers most of the Valtournenche, a valley on the left side of the Dora Baltea, from Châtillon to the Matterhorn. Valtournenche is close to Cervinia and in winter the two towns are connected also with the ski slopes. In fact, they are part of the same ski resort with also Zermatt, Switzerland. [3]

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  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.
  3. "Valtournenche". Cervinia Ski Paradise. Cervinia. Retrieved 11 October 2018.