Predazzo

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Predazzo
Comune
Comune di Predazzo
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Coat of arms of Predazzo
Coat of arms
Predazzo is located in Italy
Predazzo
Predazzo
Location of Predazzo in Italy
Coordinates: 46°19′N 11°36′E / 46.317°N 11.600°E / 46.317; 11.600Coordinates: 46°19′N 11°36′E / 46.317°N 11.600°E / 46.317; 11.600
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province Trentino (TN)
Frazioni Bellamonte, Fòl, Mezzavalle, Paneveggio
Government
 • Mayor Maria Bosin
Area
 • Total 109.9 km2 (42.4 sq mi)
Elevation 1,018 m (3,340 ft)
Population (31 August 2007)[1]
 • Total 4,439
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym Predazzani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 38037
Dialing code 0462
Patron saint St. Philip and St. James
Saint day July 25
Website Official website

Predazzo (Italian pronunciation: [preˈdaːttso], German: Pardatsch) is a comune (municipality) of c. 4,400 inhabitants in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 45 km northeast of Trento in the Val di Fiemme, at the confluence of the Travignolo stream with Avisio River.

The municipality of Predazzo contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Bellamonte, Mezzavalle and Paneveggio.

Predazzo borders the following municipalities: Welschnofen, Deutschnofen, Moena, Tesero, Panchià, Ziano di Fiemme, Siror, Canal San Bovo and Tonadico. On the road from the town to Rolle Pass, is the Forte Dossaccio, and Austrian fortification of World War I.

The ski jumping and the ski jumping part of nordic combined was held here at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1991 and FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2003. And it is again at the ongoing FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2013.[2]

Twin towns[edit]

Important people linked to Predazzo[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Ski Jumping Stadium

External links[edit]

Trampolino Giuseppe Dal Ben, World Championship hills