Vigo di Cadore

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Vigo di Cadore
Comune
Comune di Vigo di Cadore
Vigo Laggio Cadore.JPG
Vigo di Cadore is located in Italy
Vigo di Cadore
Vigo di Cadore
Location of Vigo di Cadore in Italy
Coordinates: 46°30′N 12°28′E / 46.500°N 12.467°E / 46.500; 12.467Coordinates: 46°30′N 12°28′E / 46.500°N 12.467°E / 46.500; 12.467
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province / Metropolitan city Belluno (BL)
Frazioni Laggio, Pelos, Pinié
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Mazzucco
Area
 • Total 70.8 km2 (27.3 sq mi)
Elevation 947 m (3,107 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 1,641
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vigesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32040
Dialing code 0435
Patron saint St. Martin of Tours
Saint day November 11

Vigo di Cadore is a comune (municipality) in the province of Belluno in the Italian region of Veneto, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) north of Venice and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Belluno.

Main sights[edit]

Vigo's main attraction is the church of Sant'Orsola, built in the 14th century by Ainardo da Vigo, the son of the da Camino's family last podestà of Cadore. In the frazione of Laggio is the church of Santa Margherita (c. 1305), with Byzantine-style frescoes. Speech is an eastern dialect of Ladin.

References[edit]

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