Alagna Valsesia

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Alagna Valsesia
Comune di Alagna Valsesia
Walser houses in the frazione Pedemonte
Walser houses in the frazione Pedemonte
Coat of arms of Alagna Valsesia
Location of Alagna Valsesia
Alagna Valsesia is located in Italy
Alagna Valsesia
Alagna Valsesia
Location of Alagna Valsesia in Italy
Alagna Valsesia is located in Piedmont
Alagna Valsesia
Alagna Valsesia
Alagna Valsesia (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°51′14″N 7°56′14″E / 45.85389°N 7.93722°E / 45.85389; 7.93722Coordinates: 45°51′14″N 7°56′14″E / 45.85389°N 7.93722°E / 45.85389; 7.93722
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceVercelli (VC)
FrazioniDorf, Fum d'Boudma, Fum Diss, Fum Tschukke, Fun d'Rùfinu, Im Adelstodal, Im Felleretsch, Im Garrài, Im Oubre Grobe, Im Oubre Rong, Im Rong, Im Undre Grobe, Im Wold, In d'Bundu, In d'Ekku, In d'Follu, In d'Mèrlette, In d'Stütz, In d'Weng, In d'Wittine, Purratz Hus, Scarpia, Uttershus, Wittwosma, Z'am Steg, Zar Chilchu, Zar Sogu, Z'Jakmuls Hus, Z'Kantmud, Z'Pudelenn, Z'San Niklòs, Z'Yuassis Hus
Government
 • MayorRoberto Veggi
Area
 • Total72.04 km2 (27.81 sq mi)
Elevation
1,154 m (3,786 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017)[2]
 • Total432
 • Density6.0/km2 (16/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Alagnesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13021
Dialing code0163
Patron saintSt. John the Baptist
WebsiteOfficial website

Alagna Valsesia (Walser German: Im Land, Piedmontese: Alagna, Valsesiano: Lagna) is a comune and small village high in the Valsesia alpine valley in the province of Vercelli, Piedmont, northern Italy. It is a tourist site for mountaineering and winter sports, and it is internationally known for the freeride off-piste skiing. It is at an elevation of 1,191 metres (3,907 ft) just south of the Monte Rosa.

History[change | change source]

It was originally settled by Walser at the beginning of the 12th century.

On 1 January 2019, Riva Valdobbia was an independent comune merged to form the neighboring municipality of Alagna Valsesia.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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