Vigo di Cadore

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.

Vigo di Cadore
Comune di Vigo di Cadore
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Location of Vigo di Cadore
Vigo di Cadore is located in Italy
Vigo di Cadore
Vigo di Cadore
Location of Vigo di Cadore in Italy
Vigo di Cadore is located in Veneto
Vigo di Cadore
Vigo di Cadore
Vigo di Cadore (Veneto)
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
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceBelluno (BL)
FrazioniLaggio, Pelos, Pinié
Government
 • MayorAntonio Mazzucco
Area
 • Total70.8 km2 (27.3 sq mi)
Elevation
947 m (3,107 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total1,641
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
DemonymVigesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
32040
Dialing code0435
Patron saintSt. Martin of Tours
Saint dayNovember 11
the Church

Main sightsEdit

Vigo's main attraction is the church of Sant'Orsola, built in the 14th century[3] 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ Franco, Tiziana (1985). Gli affreschi della Chiesa di Sant'Orsola a Vigo di Cadore. "Quaderni" (Istituto bellunese di ricerche sociali e culturali), n. 21 (in Italian). Belluno: Istituto bellunese di ricerche sociali e culturali. p. 120. OCLC 22325557.