Valle di Cadore

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Valle di Cadore
Comune di Valle di Cadore
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Location of Valle di Cadore
Valle di Cadore is located in Italy
Valle di Cadore
Valle di Cadore
Location of Valle di Cadore in Italy
Valle di Cadore is located in Veneto
Valle di Cadore
Valle di Cadore
Valle di Cadore (Veneto)
Coordinates: 46°25′N 12°20′E / 46.417°N 12.333°E / 46.417; 12.333Coordinates: 46°25′N 12°20′E / 46.417°N 12.333°E / 46.417; 12.333
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Belluno (BL)
Frazioni Suppiane, Vallesina, Venas di Cadore
Government
 • Mayor Matteo Toscani
Area
 • Total 41.3 km2 (15.9 sq mi)
Elevation
851 m (2,792 ft)
Population
(Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 2,092
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vallesani
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
32040
Dialing code 0435
Patron saint St. Martin
Saint day November 11
Parish Church with the mountains

Valle di Cadore is a comune (municipality) in the province of Belluno in the Italian region of Veneto, located about 110 km (68 mi) north of Venice and about 35 km (22 mi) northeast of Belluno.

Valle is part of the Cadore Valley, not far from the Antelao peak, 3,264 metres (10,709 ft) above sea level. The main attraction is the Renaissance Palazzo Costantini Lanza.

History

Known simply as Valle until 1867, it was a castrum of the Romans, who also had a road built here to connect to the Via Claudia Augusta Altinate.

Titian, the painter, was born here around 1477.[2]

During the War of the League of Cambrai, in 1508, it was the seat of a battle of the Venetians and the Cadorines against the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I.

International relations

Twin towns / Sister cities


References

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Wikisource Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Titian". Encyclopædia Britannica. 26 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 1023.


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