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Étroubles (Italy)
Country Italy
region Aosta Valley
Coordinates 45 ° 49 '  N , 7 ° 14'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 49 '15 "  N , 7 ° 13' 50"  E
height 1280  m slm
surface 39 km²
Residents 476 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 12 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 11014
prefix 0165
ISTAT number 007026
Popular name Étroubleins (French)
Patron saint Simon Peter
Website Etroubles
View of Étroubles
View of Étroubles

Étroubles is an Italian commune with 476 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley .

The place is sponsor of the Bandiera Arancione of the TCI and is a member of the association I borghi più belli d'Italia (The most beautiful places in Italy).


The community lies on the orographic left side of the Dora Baltea at an average altitude of 1280  m slm and has an area of ​​39 km².

The neighboring communities are called Alone , Bourg-Saint-Pierre (Switzerland), Doues , Gignod , Ollomont and Saint-Oyen .

The Strada Statale 27 del Gran San Bernardo leads through Étroubles to the Pass Grosser St. Bernhard , which is part of the European route 27 from Belfort to Aosta .


During the time of fascism the place was called Etroble in Italian .


A parish church is mentioned in Étroubles as early as the 12th century. The Tour de Vachéry (a tower) also dates from this century.


François-Nestor Adam (1903-1990) was born in Étroubles . From 1952 to 1977 he was a Roman Catholic bishop in the diocese of Sion .

Web links

Commons : Etroubles  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
  2. Bandiera Arancione. In: Retrieved September 20, 2017 (Italian).
  3. ^ I borghi più belli d'Italia., accessed July 3, 2017 (Italian).
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