Chiesa in Valmalenco

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Chiesa in Valmalenco
Comune di Chiesa in Valmalenco
Chiesa in Valmalenco is located in Italy
Chiesa in Valmalenco
Chiesa in Valmalenco
Location of Chiesa in Valmalenco in Italy
Coordinates: 46°16′N 9°51′E / 46.267°N 9.850°E / 46.267; 9.850Coordinates: 46°16′N 9°51′E / 46.267°N 9.850°E / 46.267; 9.850
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Sondrio (SO)
 • Total 114.8 km2 (44.3 sq mi)
Elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,714
 • Density 24/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23023
Dialing code 0342
Website Official website
Chiareggio in Valmalenco

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 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).[1]

Chiesa in Valmalenco borders the following municipalities: Buglio in Monte, Caspoggio, Lanzada, Sils im Engadin/Segl (Switzerland), Stampa (Switzerland), Torre di Santa Maria, Val Masino.

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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:


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

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