Rhêmes-Notre-Dame

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Rhêmes-Notre-Dame
Comune
Comune di Rhêmes-Notre-Dame
Commune de Rhêmes-Notre-Dame
Valle d'Aosta-Rhêmes-Notre-Dame-DSCF6811.JPG
Rhêmes-Notre-Dame is located in Italy
Rhêmes-Notre-Dame
Rhêmes-Notre-Dame
Location of Rhêmes-Notre-Dame in Italy
Coordinates: 45°34′11.17″N 7°7′5.16″E / 45.5697694°N 7.1181000°E / 45.5697694; 7.1181000Coordinates: 45°34′11.17″N 7°7′5.16″E / 45.5697694°N 7.1181000°E / 45.5697694; 7.1181000
Country Italy
Region Valle d'Aosta
Province none
Frazioni Artalle, Brenand, Bruil, Carré, Chanavey, Chaudanne, Oreiller, Pellaud, Pont, Thumel
Area
 • Total 86 km2 (33 sq mi)
Elevation 1,725 m (5,659 ft)
Population (31 December 2006)
 • Total 128
 • Density 1.5/km2 (3.9/sq mi)
Demonym Rhêmeins
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 11010
Dialing code 0165
Saint day 2 July
Website Official website

Rhêmes-Notre-Dame is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-west Italy.

Geography[edit]

Rhemes-Notre-Dame is a mountain village located in a valley called "Val di Rhemes". It is part of Gran Paradiso National Park.[1] It is surrounded by mountains and glaciers. Despite the presence of some hotels and downhill slopes it still is a natural place with a rural architectural structure.

Climate[edit]

Because of its altitude, winters are cold and snowy, while summers are fresh. Temperatures vary from a minimum value of -15 °C during winters to a maximun value of 22/23 °C during summers.[2]


Economy[edit]

The economy of Rhemes-Notre-Dame is based on skiing during winters and mountain biking and excursions during summers. However there still are some agricultural activities like cattle breeding that characterized the past of this place.

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Rhêmes-Notre-Dame is twinned with:

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