Falcade

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Falcade
Comune
Comune di Falcade
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Falcade is located in Italy
Falcade
Falcade
Location of Falcade in Italy
Coordinates: 46°22′N 11°52′E / 46.367°N 11.867°E / 46.367; 11.867Coordinates: 46°22′N 11°52′E / 46.367°N 11.867°E / 46.367; 11.867
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Belluno (BL)
Frazioni Sappade, Caviola, Valt, Coste, Somor, Le fratte, Marmolada, Tabiadon di Canes, Tabiadon di Val
Area
 • Total 53.2 km2 (20.5 sq mi)
Elevation 1,165 m (3,822 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,175
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Falcadini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32020
Dialing code 0437

Falcade is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Belluno in the Italian region Veneto, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) northwest of Venice and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Belluno. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,175 and an area of 53.2 square kilometres (20.5 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Falcade contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Sappade, Caviola, Valt, Coste, Somor, Le fratte, Marmolada, Tabiadon di Canes, and Tabiadon di Val.

Falcade borders the following municipalities: Canale d'Agordo, Moena, Rocca Pietore, Soraga, Tonadico.

Falcade is one the edge of the Trevalli Ski Area: 100 kilometres (62 mi) of slopes stretching between Veneto and Trentino regions which in turn is part of the Dolomite Super Ski area. It is also popular in the summer with walkers and mountain bikers.

Notable landmarks include the Church of Falcade, the Focobon and the Mulaz.

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Falcade is twinned with:

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References[edit]

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