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Comunità montana Monte Cervino
Communauté de Montagne Mont-Cervin
Italian mountain community
CM Cervin siège à Châtillon.JPG
Headquarters of the community at Châtillon
Country  Italy
Region Valle d'Aosta
Headquarters Châtillon
 - coordinates 45°45′N 7°37′E / 45.750°N 7.617°E / 45.750; 7.617
Area 335.50 km² (130 sq mi)
Population 16,797 (2013)
Density 50 /km² (129 /sq mi)
Subdivisions 12 comuni
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Comunità montana Monte Cervino ("Monte Cervino mountain community", in French Communauté de montagne Mont-Cervin) is an association of 12 comuni in the Italian region of Valle d'Aosta.

The Comunità is named after the Monte Cervino mountain, a mountain in the Alps that is on the border between Switzerland and Italy. This mountain is at the northern end of the Valtournenche valley, which is part of this comunità.


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 central part of Valle d'Aosta, to the east and northeast of Aosta, the capital city of the region. The comuni are in the central valley of the region and in a small lateral valley: the Valtournenche valley.

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

The Marmore is a small river that flows through the Valtournenche valley and joins the Dora Baltea as a left tributary at Châtillon.

The Comunità montana Monte Cervino has a total area of about 335.50 km2 (129.54 sq mi) and a population of 16,797; its population density is of 50 inhabitants/km2.

The headquarters of the mountain community are in Châtillon.

The Comunità includes the following comuni:

  Comuni Population
1 Antey-Saint-André 613   11.82   51.9
2 Chambave 936   21.90   42.7
3 Chamois 101   14.49   7.0
4 Châtillon 4,855   39.77   122.1
5 Emarèse 238   10.04   23.7
6 La Magdeleine 110   8.90   12.4
7 Pontey 809   15.97   50.7
8 Saint-Denis 397   11.32   35.1
9 Saint-Vincent 4,687   20.81   225.2
10 Torgnon 537   42.32   12.7
11 Valtournenche 2,169   115.58   18.8
12 Verrayes 1,345   22.58   59.6

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