Falcade

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Falcade
Falciade
Comune
Comune di Falcade
ChiesaFalcade.JPG
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
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceBelluno (BL)
FrazioniSappade, Caviola, Valt, Coste, Somor, Le fratte, Marmolada, Tabiadon di Canes, Tabiadon di Val
Government
 • MayorMichele Costa
Area
 • Total52.8 km2 (20.4 sq mi)
Elevation1,148 m (3,766 ft)
Population (31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total1,901
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Falcadini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code32020
Dialing code0437
WebsiteOfficial website
The old Church of Caviola.

Falcade (Ladin: Falciade) 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.

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.

Landmarks include the Church of Falcade, the Focobon massif (3,504 m) and the Mount Mulaz (2,906 m).

Twin towns[edit]

Falcade is twinned with:

People[edit]

  • Angelo Genuin (born 1939), ski mountaineer and cross-country skier

External links[edit]

References[edit]

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