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Italian mountain community facts for kids

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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.

Mountain communities exist in all regions, with the exception of Sicily, Sardinia and Trentino-Alto Adige.

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:

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