Villeneuve, Aosta Valley

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Villeneuve
Veullanoua
Comune
Comune di Villeneuve
Commune de Villeneuve
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Coat of arms
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Villeneuve
Location of Villeneuve in Italy
Coordinates: 45°42′09″N07°12′27″E / 45.70250°N 7.20750°E / 45.70250; 7.20750 Coordinates: 45°42′09″N07°12′27″E / 45.70250°N 7.20750°E / 45.70250; 7.20750
Country Italy
Region Aosta Valley
Province none
Frazioni Balmet, Bertolaz, Bruillen, Champagne, Champagnole, Champleval, Champlong-Dessus, Champlong-Martignon, Champlong-Rosaire, Champlong-Vaillon, Champrotard, Chavonne, La Cloutraz, La Côte, La Crête, Croix-Blanche, Cumiod, Montovert, Peranche, Saburey, Saint-Roch, Trépont, Véreytaz
Government
  Mayor Roberta Quattrocchio
Area
  Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 670 m (2,200 ft)
Population (2007)
  Total 1,215
  Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Villeneuvois
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code11018
Dialing code 0165
Patron saint Saint Blaise
Saint day February 3
Website Official website

Villeneuve (Valdôtain: Veullanoua) is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. It lies on the Dora Baltea, a fast flowing river popular for white-water rafting, and some 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of Aosta on the road to Courmayeur and the Mont Blanc Tunnel. It is the gate of Gran Paradiso National Park the oldest Italian national park. Nearby lie the ruins of the medieval castle, Châtel-Argent.

<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.

Aosta Valley Autonomous region of Italy

The Aosta Valley is a mountainous autonomous region in northwestern Italy. It is bordered by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, to the west, Valais, Switzerland, to the north and by the Metropolitan City of Turin in the region of Piedmont, Italy, to the south and east.

Italy republic in Southern Europe

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country in Southern Europe. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and the enclaved microstates San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. With around 61 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous EU member state and the most populous country in Southern Europe.

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