Comunità montana Monte Cervino facts for kids
|Comunità montana Monte Cervino|
|Communauté de Montagne Mont-Cervin|
|Italian mountain community|
Headquarters of the community at Châtillon
|Area||335.50 km² (130 sq mi)|
|Density||50 /km² (129 /sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
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:
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