Belluno

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Belluno
Comune
Città di Belluno
Belluno by night
Belluno by night
Belluno in the province
The comune Belluno, in red, in the province.
Belluno is located in Italy
Belluno
Location of Belluno in Italy
Coordinates: 46°08′25″N 12°13′00″E / 46.14028°N 12.2166667°E / 46.14028; 12.2166667Coordinates: 46°08′25″N 12°13′00″E / 46.14028°N 12.2166667°E / 46.14028; 12.2166667
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Belluno (BL)
Frazioni see list
Government
 • Mayor Jacopo Massaro[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 147.22 km2 (56.84 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 383 m (1,257 ft)
Highest elevation 2,550 m (8,370 ft)
Lowest elevation 265 m (869 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[3]
 • Total 35,870
 • Density 243.65/km2 (631.05/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bellunesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32100
Dialing code 0437
Patron saint Saint Martin
Saint day 11 November
Website Official website

Belluno (Italian: Belluno, Ladin: Belum, Venetian: Belùn) is a comune and city in the Veneto region, in Northeast Italy. Belluno is the capital of the province of the same name. The city is about 100 km (62 mi) north of Venice.

Geography[change | change source]

The town is near the confluence of the Piave river with the small river Ardo. To the north of the town is the Schiara, a group of mountains. To the south, the foothills of the Alps separate Belluno from the plain of the Veneto. The most northern part of the comune is in the "Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park" (Italian: Parco nazionale delle Dolomiti Bellunesi).

The comune of Belluno has an area of 147.22 km2 (56.84 sq mi) and its altitude is 383 m (1,257 ft).[2]

Belluno borders with the following comuniː Alpago, Limana, Longarone, Ponte nelle Alpi, Sedico, Sospirolo, Vittorio Veneto (in the Treviso province).[4]

Frazioni[change | change source]

The following frazioni (hamlets) are part of Belluno: Anconetta, Antole, Bes, Bolzano, Caleipo, Castion, Castoi, Cet, Cirvoi, Col di Salce, Faverga, Fiammoi, Giamosa, Giazzoi, Gioz, Levego, Madeago, Mares, Mier, Nevegàl, Nogarè, Orzes, Rivamaor, Safforze, Sagrogna, Sala, Salce, San Fermo, San Pietro in Campo, Sois, Sopracroda, Sossai, Tisoi, Veneggia, Vezzano, Vignole, Visome.

Population[change | change source]

As of 1 January  2016 (2016 -01-01), there are 35,870 persons living in the comune,[3] for a population density of 243.6 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population in Belluno

Twinned towns[change | change source]

Belluno is twinned with:

People from or related to Belluno[change | change source]

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