Saint-Pierre, Aosta Valley

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Saint-Pierre

Sen-Pière
Comune di Saint-Pierre
Commune de Saint-Pierre
Saint-Pierre Castle
Saint-Pierre Castle
Coat of arms of Saint-Pierre
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Pierre
Saint-Pierre is located in Italy
Saint-Pierre
Saint-Pierre
Location of Saint-Pierre in Italy
Saint-Pierre is located in Aosta Valley
Saint-Pierre
Saint-Pierre
Saint-Pierre (Aosta Valley)
Coordinates: 45°42′36″N 7°13′34″E / 45.71000°N 7.22611°E / 45.71000; 7.22611Coordinates: 45°42′36″N 7°13′34″E / 45.71000°N 7.22611°E / 45.71000; 7.22611
CountryItaly
RegionAosta Valley
Provincenone
FrazioniBourg (chef-lieu), Alleysin, Babelon, Bachod, Bercher, Bosses, Bressan, Breyes, Bussan Dessous, Bussan Dessus, Bussan du milieu, Caillet, Champrétavy, Chantel, Charrion, Château-Feuillet, Cognein, Combaz, Combellin, Creuzet, Étavel, Grandzettaz, Homené dessous, Homené dessus, Jacquemin, Jeanton, Jonin, La Barmaz, La Charrère, La Croix, La Grange, La Pièce, La Rosiére, Luboz, Méod dessous, Méod dessus, Montagnine, Ordines, Orléans dessous, Orléans dessus, Orléantson, Pelon, Perchut, Plan Châtelair, Pommier, Praulin, Praximond, Preille, Prieuré, Ronchaille, Roserettaz, Rossan, Rumiod de lé, Rumiod dessous, Rumiod dessus, Séez, Tâche, Torrette, Véreytaz, Vergnod, Vermian, Vernes, Verrogne, Vétan dessous, Vétan dessus, Vétan Villette
Area
 • Total26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
731 m (2,398 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2006)[2]
 • Total2,835
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Saint-pierroleins
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11010
Dialing code0165
Patron saintSaint Peter
Saint day29 June
WebsiteOfficial website

Saint-Pierre (Valdôtain: Sen-Pière) is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. There are about 150 medieval castles, tours and fortified houses in the Aosta Valley.[3] The main sight is the Saint-Pierre Castle. Nearby, the Sarriod family built the Sarriod de la Tour Castle.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Pierre is a town in the Aosta Valley, a bilingual region in the Italian Alps, 110 km (68 mi) north-northwest of Turin. It is situated near the Italian entrance of the Mont Blanc Tunnel, near the confluence of the Buthier and the Doire baltée, and near the junction of the Great and Little St. Bernard routes.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Saint-Pierre is twinned with:

Main sights[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Massetti, E. "Aosta Valley Castles" http://www.naturaosta.it/castles.htm accessed on 15 March 2014.

External links[edit]

"Saint-Pierre", Office for Tourism, Sports, Trade and Transport, Autonomous Region of Aosta Valley, 2017. http://www.lovevda.it/en/database/3/proprieta-denom_ing-non-trovata-il-nome-della-proprieta-e-case-sensitive-e-per-ciascuna-tipologia-di-campo-deve-essere-uniforme-verificare-il-mapping-dell-entita/aosta-valley/saint-pierre/422