Region of Aosta Valley

flag of Aosta Valley - italy

Piemont and the neighboring Valle are -apart from Turin and its cultural splendours- essentially countryside. To the north lie the Alps, with ski resorts such as Courmayerm, and the wild stretches of the Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso. To the south lie the vineyard-clad hills around Barolo, and seemingly endless fields of grain and rice, used in the local dish risotto. In Italian: Valle d' Aosta and Piedmont and in French: Vallee d'Aoste ). It is one out of the four autonomous Italian regions

Capital Aosta-Aoste
Municipalities 74
Area 3263 km2
Population (2004 est.) 120909
  Climate of Aosta Valley
Average monthly maximum temperature Average daily hours of sunshine Average monthly rainfall
8 to 17 8 hrs 95 mm
16 to 29 11 hrs 87 mm
15 to 20 6 hrs 90 mm
2 to 10 5 hrs 65 mm
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