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|Comune di Vajont|
|Region||Friuli – Venezia Giulia|
|• Mayor||Felice Manarin|
|• Total||1.58 km2 (0.61 sq mi)|
|Elevation||287 m (942 ft)|
|Population (30 April 2009)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Jesus Crucifixed|
|Saint day||14 September|
Vajont is the name of a valley in the area of Longarone, in the province of Belluno,north-eastern Italy.
Language and dialect
In addition to the Italian language in the territory of Vajont the dialects that are spoken is Ertano and Cassano, that come from villages of Erto and Casso. Friulian language (typical only Region Friuli -Venezia Giulia), is understood but not spoken.
Vajont - La diga del disonore (Vajont-The dam of dishonor), is a 2001 film directed by Renzo Martinelli. The film deals with the events that accompanied the construction of the dam and the Vajont disaster, in 1963, cost the lives of about two thousand people.
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