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Challand-Saint-Anselme (Italy)
Country Italy
region Aosta Valley
Coordinates 45 ° 43 '  N , 7 ° 44'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 43 '0 "  N , 7 ° 44' 0"  E
height 1030  m slm
surface 27 km²
Residents 751 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 28 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 11020
prefix 0125
ISTAT number 007013
Popular name challandins
Patron saint Anselm from Aosta
Website Challand-Saint-Anselme

Challand-Saint-Anselme (Walser German z'undra Tschallanh ) is an Italian commune in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley . The community has 751 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019), is located at an average altitude of 1030  m slm and has a size of 27 km². The inhabitants are called challandins . Challand-Saint-Anselme is a member of the Unité des Communes valdôtaines Évançon and is located in the Ayas Valley , a side valley of the Aosta Valley.

Challand-Saint-Anselme consists of the districts Allésaz, Arbaz, Bachan, Châtillonet, Corliod, Maé, Moussanet, Orbeillaz, Quinçod, Pésan, Plésod, Ruvére, Tollégnaz and Tilly. The neighboring municipalities are Brusson , Challand-Saint-Victor , Émarèse and Issime .

During the time of fascism , the village had the Italianized name of Villa Sant'Anselmo .


On June 26, 1928, the municipality of Challand-Saint-Anselme was merged with the municipality of Challand-Saint-Victor by decree 1088. The new parish was called Challant. The merger was reversed on September 12, 1946. Until 1976, the official spelling of the parish Challan was t -Saint-Anselme.


Location of Challand-Saint-Anselme within the Aosta Valley region
  • Abbé Louis Bonin: Vallée de Challand - Brusson - Guide et folklore . Mondovì Tipografia Commerciale, 1928 (French)
  • Jean-Auguste Voulaz: Le moulin de Rivière à Challand-Saint-Anselme . Extrait de: Lo Flambò , 1980, n.2 - Aoste (French)
  • Jean-Auguste Voulaz: L'or de l'Evançon . Extrait de: Lo Flambò , 1986, n.3 - Aoste (French)
  • Jean-Auguste Voulaz: Le ru Herbal - Aperçu historique - Documents . Association valdôtaine des archives sonores, Aoste 1985 (French)
  • Guy Grimod and Pierre Lexert, Jean-Auguste Voulaz: Aperçus sur les rus valdôtains . (Extrait de: Le monde alpin et rhodanien n.4 , Grenoble 1985. (French))
  • Marco Soggetto: Le Vette della Val d'Ayas , L'Escursionista Editore, Rimini, 2008 (Italian)

Web links

Commons : Challand-Saint-Anselme  - 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.