Comunità montana Grand Paradis

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Coordinates: 45°42′N 7°12′E / 45.700°N 7.200°E / 45.700; 7.200
Comunità montana Grand Paradis
Communauté de Montagne Grand-Paradis
Italian mountain community
Villeneuve Panorama 01.jpg
Overview of Villeneuve
Country  Italy
Region Valle d'Aosta
Headquarters Villeneuve
 - coordinates 45°42′N 7°12′E / 45.700°N 7.200°E / 45.700; 7.200
Area 826.47 km² (319 sq mi)
Population 15,674 (2013) [1]
Density 19 /km² (49 /sq mi)
Subdivisions 13 comuni
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website: Grand Paradis mountain community

The Comunità montana Grand Paradis ("Grand Paradis mountain community", in French Communauté de montagne Grand-Paradis) is an association of 13 comuni in the Italian region of Valle d'Aosta.

The Comunità is named after the Gran Paradiso mountain, a mountain in the Graian Alps between the Valle d'Aosta and Piedmont regions of north-west Italy. The Gran Paradiso mountain can be seen from the comuni of the Comunità.

Purpose[change | change source]

Its main purpose is to promote the development of the valleys in the preservation of their cultural and environmental heritage. The Comunità also helps with technical assistance to all the comuni of the region.[2]

The main activities have been:

Geography[change | change source]

This Comunità is in the central part of Valle d'Aosta, to the west and south of Aosta, the capital city of the region. The comuni are in the central valley of the region and in other small lateral valleys: Val di Cogne, Valsavarenche, Val di Rhêmes and Valgrisenche.

The main river in the Comunità is the Dora Baltea that flows through the Comunità from east to west.

The Comunità montana Grand Paradis has a total area of about 826.47 km2 (319.10 sq mi) and a population of 15,674;[1] its population density is of 19 inhabitants/km2.

The headquarters of the mountain community are in Villeneuve.

The Comunità includes the following comuni:

  Comuni Population[3]
(2013)
Area[3]
(km²)
Density
(Inh./km²)
1 Arvier 899   33.36   26.9
2 Avise 325   52.66   6.2
3 Aymavilles 2,066   53.41   38.7
4 Cogne 1,443   212.85   6.8
5 Introd 640   19.69   32.5
6 Rhêmes-Notre-Dame 107   86.72   1.2
7 Rhêmes-Saint-Georges 199   36.78   5.4
8 Saint-Nicolas 315   15.46   20.4
9 Saint-Pierre 3,111   26.25   118.5
10 Sarre 4,925   28.10   175.3
11 Valgrisenche 198   113.26   1.7
12 Valsavarenche 179   139.05   1.3
13 Villeneuve, Aosta Valley 1,267   8.88   142.7

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Le Comunità montane della Regione Valle d'Aosta" (in Italian). Comuniverso. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  2. "Attività dell'ente" (in Italian). Comunità montana Grand Paradis / Communauté de montagne Grand-Grand Paradis. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Comunità montana Grand Paradis" (in Italian). Comuniverso. Retrieved 13 July 2014.

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