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Comunità montana Mont Rose
Communauté de Montagne Mont-Rose
Italian mountain community
Castello Baraing sede com montana mont rose.JPG
Headquarters of the community at Pont-Saint-Martin
Country  Italy
Region Valle d'Aosta
Headquarters Pont-Saint-Martin
 - coordinates 45°36′N 7°48′E / 45.600°N 7.800°E / 45.600; 7.800
Area 232.29 km² (90 sq mi)
Population 9,869 (2013)
Density 42 /km² (109 /sq mi)
Subdivisions 9 comuni
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Comunità montana Mont Rose ("Mont Rose mountain community", in French Communauté de montagne Mont-Rose) is an association of 9 comuni in the Italian region of Valle d'Aosta.

The Comunità is named after the Monte Rosa mountain, the second highest mountain in the Alps.


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.

The main activities have been:


This Comunità is in the southeastern part of Valle d'Aosta, to the east and south of Aosta, the capital city of the region. The comuni are in the central valley of the region and in two other small lateral valleys: Valle del Lys and Valle de Champorcher.

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

The Comunità montana Mont Rose has a total area of about 232.29 km2 (89.69 sq mi) and a population of 9,869; its population density is of 42 inhabitants/km2.

The headquarters of the mountain community are in Pont-Saint-Martin.

The Comunità includes the following comuni:

  Comuni Population
Aosta central valley
1 Bard 130   3.02   43.0
2 Donnas 2,606   34.24   76.1
3 Hône 1,163   12.50   93.0
4 Pont-Saint-Martin 3,994   6.88   580.5
Valle del Lys
5 Fontainemore 449   31.57   14.2
6 Lillianes 470   18.86   24.9
7 Perloz 465   23.00   20.2
Valle di Champorcher
8 Champorcher 398   68.46   5.8
9 Pontboset 194   33.76   5.7

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