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.

Aoste  (French)
Aoûta  (Arpitan)
Città di Aosta
Ville d'Aoste
Aerial view of Aosta
Location of Aosta
Location of Aosta in Aosta Valley
Aosta (Aosta Valley)
Coordinates: 45°44′N 7°19′E
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
  MayorGianni Nuti (Ind.)
  Total21.37 km2 (8.25 sq mi)
583 m (1,913 ft)
 (30 November 2013)[2]
  Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
DemonymsItalian: Aostani
French: Aostois
Francoprovençal: Veullatsou
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0165
Patron saintSt. Gratus
Saint daySeptember 7
WebsiteOfficial website

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