Ledro

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Ledro
Comune
Comune di Ledro
View of Pieve di Ledro and Bezzecca on Lake Ledro
View of Pieve di Ledro and Bezzecca on Lake Ledro
Ledro is located in Italy
Ledro
Ledro
Location of Ledro in Italy
Coordinates: 45°53′N 10°44′E / 45.883°N 10.733°E / 45.883; 10.733Coordinates: 45°53′N 10°44′E / 45.883°N 10.733°E / 45.883; 10.733
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province Trentino (TN)
Frazioni Bezzecca, Biacesa, Concei, Enguiso, Legos, Lenzumo, Locca, Mezzolago, Molina di Ledro, Pieve di Ledro (seat), Pré di Ledro, Tiarno di Sopra, Tiarno di Sotto.
Government
 • Mayor Brigà Achille
Area
 • Total 154.6 km2 (59.7 sq mi)
Elevation 660 m (2,170 ft)
Population (January 2010)
 • Total 5,300
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Demonym Ledrensi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 38060
Dialing code 0464
Website Official website

Ledro (in local dialect: Léder) is an Italian comune (municipality) in Trentino in northern Italy. It was created on January 1, 2010 by the union of the former comuni of Pieve di Ledro, Bezzecca, Concei, Molina di Ledro, Tiarno di Sopra and Tiarno di Sotto.[1]

History[edit]

The municipality was created after a referendum, called on November 30, 2008[2] in all the 6 comuni of the Ledro Valley.

Geography[edit]

The municipality counts the civil parishes (frazioni) of Bezzecca, Biacesa, Concei, Enguiso, Legos, Lenzumo, Locca, Mezzolago, Molina di Ledro, Pieve di Ledro (the municipal seat), Pré di Ledro, Tiarno di Sopra, Tiarno di Sotto.

Ledro borders with the municipalities of Bleggio Superiore, Bondone, Cimego, Condino, Fiavè, Limone sul Garda (BS), Magasa (BS), Nago-Torbole, Riva del Garda, Pieve di Bono, Storo, Tenno, Tione di Trento, Tremosine (BS) and Zuclo.

Main sights[edit]

Personalities[edit]

Twin municipalities[edit]

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[4]

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External links[edit]

Media related to Ledro at Wikimedia Commons