Belluno

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Belluno
Città di Belluno
Belluno by night
Belluno by night
Belluno in the province
The comune Belluno, in red, in the province.
Location of Belluno
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Coordinates: 46°08′25″N 12°13′00″E / 46.14028°N 12.21667°E / 46.14028; 12.21667Coordinates: 46°08′25″N 12°13′00″E / 46.14028°N 12.21667°E / 46.14028; 12.21667
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceBelluno (BL)
Frazionisee list
Government
 • MayorJacopo Massaro[1]
Area
 • Total147.22 km2 (56.84 sq mi)
Elevation383 m (1,257 ft)
Highest elevation
2,550 m (8,370 ft)
Lowest elevation
265 m (869 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[4]
 • Total35,710
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bellunesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
32100
Dialing code0437
Patron saintSaint Martin
Saint day11 November
WebsiteOfficial 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).[3]

Belluno borders with the following comuniː Alpago, Limana, Longarone, Ponte nelle Alpi, Sedico, Sospirolo, Vittorio Veneto (in the Treviso province).[6]

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, there are 35,870 persons living in the comune,[5] 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]

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sindaco" (in Italian). Comuni di Belluno. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  2. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Comune di Belluno" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  4. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  6. "Comuni limitrofi a Belluno" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 12 April 2017.

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