kids encyclopedia robot

Belluno facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids

Belum  (Ladin)
Belùn  (Venetian)
Città di Belluno
Panorama of Belluno
Panorama of Belluno
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Belluno (BL)
Frazioni see list
 • Total 147.18 km2 (56.83 sq mi)
390 m (1,280 ft)
 (January 2017)
 • Total 35,876
 • Density 243.756/km2 (631.325/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bellunesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code 0437
Patron saint Saint Martin
Saint day 11 November

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.


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).

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


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.


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

Evolution of the population in Belluno

Twinned towns

Belluno is twinned with:

People from or related to Belluno


kids search engine
Belluno Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.