Italian mountain community facts for kids
The mountain communities (Italian: Comunità montana) were created in Italy by law on 1971. Each Comunità montana is established by the Region to which it belongs and includes the municipalities that are in mountain areas and foothills. Its purpose is to promote mountain areas with specific functions and can have some municipal functions, such as waste collection.
Name in regional languages in Italy
In regions where there is a regional language, the mountain communities are known also with their name in that language besides the Italian name:
- In the Valle d'Aosta, the name in French is Communauté de montagne.
- In South Tyrol, the name in German is Bezirksgemeinschaft.
- In Friuli-Venezia Giulia, the Friulian name is Comunitât montane or Comunitât di mont and the Slovene name is Gorska skupnost.
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