Tesero

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Tesero
Comune
Comune di Tesero
Tesero 2007.jpg
Tesero is located in Italy
Tesero
Tesero
Location of Tesero in Italy
Coordinates: 46°17′N 11°31′E / 46.283°N 11.517°E / 46.283; 11.517Coordinates: 46°17′N 11°31′E / 46.283°N 11.517°E / 46.283; 11.517
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province / Metropolitan city Trentino (TN)
Frazioni Lago, Stava, Alpe di Pampeago
Area
 • Total 50 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation 1,000 m (3,000 ft)
Population (2003)
 • Total 2,655
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Teserani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 38038
Dialing code 0462
Patron saint Elisha
Saint day 14 June
Website Official website

Tésero (German: Teser im Fleimstal) is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the Val di Fiemme about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Trento. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,710 and an area of 50.4 square kilometres (19.5 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Tesero contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Lago, Stava and Alpe di Pampeago.

Tesero borders the following municipalities: Deutschnofen, Predazzo, Varena, Panchià, Cavalese and Pieve Tesino.

The 1985 Val di Stava Dam collapse killed 268 people in Tesero.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Sport[edit]

Cross country ski[edit]

In the village of Lago, the Lago di Tesero Cross Country Stadium hosts winter events (cross-country ski, biathlon, ice rink games). The stadium was a sport venue of three editions of FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (1991, 2003, and 2013), 2013 Winter Universiade, and many events of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup. Every year it hosts the Mickey Mouse Trophy of Cross-country ski (Trofeo Topolino di sci di fondo), and the Marcialonga passes through.

Other cross-country ski tracks are located in Pampeago and Lavazè Pass.

Alpine ski[edit]

Ski Center Latemar at Pampeago offers 48 kilometres (30 mi) of slopes.

Cycling[edit]

The Giro d'Italia ended five stages at Pampeago Pass in 1998, 1999, 2003, 2008, and 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Tesero at Wikimedia Commons