Falcade

Falcade (Ladin: Falciade, German: Pfalden) 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

Falciade
Comune di Falcade
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Location of Falcade
Falcade is located in Italy
Falcade
Falcade
Location of Falcade in Italy
Falcade is located in Veneto
Falcade
Falcade
Falcade (Veneto)
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)
Elevation
1,148 m (3,766 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2017)[3]
 • Total1,901
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Falcadini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
32020
Dialing code0437
WebsiteOfficial website
The old Church of Caviola.

Falcade borders the following municipalities: Canale d'Agordo, Moena, Rocca Pietore, Soraga, Tonadico.

Falcade is on 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 townsEdit

Falcade is twinned with:

PeopleEdit

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

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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