Chiesa in Valmalenco
|Chiesa in Valmalenco|
|Comune di Chiesa in Valmalenco|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Sondrio (SO)|
|• Total||114.8 km2 (44.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||800 m (2,600 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||24/km2 (61/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Chiesa in Valmalenco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Milan and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) north of Sondrio, on the border with Switzerland. The English for "Chiesa in Valmalenco" is "Valmalenco's Chapel": it is indeed the most important village of the Valmalenco valley (a lateral valley of Valtellina). The area near Chiesa in Valmalenco is famous for alpine skiing and the particular geology of the surrounding mountains. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,714 and an area of 114.8 square kilometres (44.3 sq mi).
The following web sites collect free photos of Chiesa in Valmalenco and other municipalities of the Valtellina area and Province of Sondrio.
The town of Chiesa in Valmalenco:
The mountains of Valmalenco valley surrounding Chiesa in Valmalenco:
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.