Sestriere

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sestriere
Comune di Sestriere
Sestriere
Sestriere
Coat of arms of Sestriere
Location of Sestriere
Sestriere is located in Italy
Sestriere
Sestriere
Location of Sestriere in Italy
Sestriere is located in Piedmont
Sestriere
Sestriere
Sestriere (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°57′N 6°53′E / 44.950°N 6.883°E / 44.950; 6.883Coordinates: 44°57′N 6°53′E / 44.950°N 6.883°E / 44.950; 6.883
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Metropolitan cityTurin (TO)
FrazioniColle Sestriere, Borgata Sestriere, Champlas Du Col, Champlas Janvier
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Cesare Poncet (Civic List)
Area
 • Total25.92 km2 (10.01 sq mi)
Elevation
2,035 m (6,677 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2021)[2]
 • Total929
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sestrierese(i)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10058
Dialing code0122
Patron saintSaint Edward
Saint day13 October
WebsiteOfficial website

Sestriere is a ski resort in Piedmont, Italy and a comune in the Metropolitan City of Turin.

Sestriere was a main venue during the 2006 Winter Olympic Games and the 2006 Winter Paralympics, hosting all the men's alpine skiing competitions and being the site of one of the three Olympic Villages. It is a part of the Via Lattea (Milky Way) ski area in Italy, where the 2006 Winter Olympics were held.

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. Archived from the original on 30 June 2019. Retrieved 16 March 2019.