Aosta

Aosta (UK: /ɑːˈɒstə/,[3] US: /ɑːˈɔːstə/,[4] Italian: [aˈɔsta] (listen); French: Aoste [ɔst],[lower-alpha 1] formerly Aouste; Arpitan: Aoûta [aˈuta], Veulla [ˈvəla] or Ouhta [ˈuhta]; Latin: Augusta Praetoria Salassorum; Walser: Augschtal; Piedmontese: Osta) is the principal city of Aosta Valley, a bilingual region in the Italian Alps, 110 km (68 mi) north-northwest of Turin. It is situated near the Italian entrance of the Mont Blanc Tunnel, at the confluence of the Buthier and the Dora Baltea, and at the junction of the Great and Little St Bernard Pass routes.

Aosta
Aoste  (French)
Aoûta  (Arpitan)
Città di Aosta
Ville d'Aoste
Aerial view of Aosta
Location of Aosta
Aosta
Location of Aosta in Aosta Valley
Aosta
Aosta (Aosta Valley)
Coordinates: 45°44′N 7°19′E
CountryItaly
RegionAosta Valley
FrazioniArpuilles, Beauregard, Bibian, Bioulaz, Borgnalle, Brenloz, Busséyaz, Cache, La Combe, Les Capucins, Chabloz, Champailler, Collignon, Cossan, Cotreau, Duvet, Entrebin, Excenex, Les Fourches, Laravoire, Montfleury, Movisod, Pallin, Papet, Pléod, Porossan, La Riondaz, La Rochère, Roppoz, Saraillon, Saumont, Seyssinod, Signayes, Talapé, Tsanté, Tzambarlet, Vignole
Government
  MayorGianni Nuti (Ind.)
Area
  Total21.37 km2 (8.25 sq mi)
Elevation
583 m (1,913 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2013)[2]
  Total34,800
  Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
DemonymsItalian: Aostani
French: Aostois
Francoprovençal: Veullatsou
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11100
Dialing code0165
Patron saintSt. Gratus
Saint daySeptember 7
WebsiteOfficial website

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