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Chambave (Italy)
Country Italy
region Aosta Valley
Coordinates 45 ° 45 ′  N , 7 ° 33 ′  E Coordinates: 45 ° 45 ′ 0 ″  N , 7 ° 33 ′ 0 ″  E
height 480  m slm
surface 21 km²
Residents 908 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 43 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 11023
prefix 0166
ISTAT number 007015
Popular name Chambosards
Patron saint St. Laurence

Chambave is an Italian commune with 908 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the Aosta Valley region . The municipality is located about 18 km east of the city of Aosta . Chambave is on the orographic left side of the Dora Baltea . The community lies at an altitude of 480  m slm and has an area of ​​21 km². The highest point of the municipality is the Mont Avic with a height of 3006  m slm

Chambave consists of the districts Arlier, Cesséyaz, Champlan, Chandianaz, Clapey, Croux, Fosses, Goillaz, Grenellaz, Guichet, Jovençanaz, Meyaz, Margnier, Montcharey, Ollières, Parléaz, Perret, Pilliolet, Plantaz, Poyaz, Praz, Promgassnet , Ronchère, Septumian, Tercy, Thuy, Valléry and Verthuy.

The neighboring municipalities are Champdepraz , Fénis , Pontey , Saint-Denis and Verrayes .

The patron saint is Lawrence of Rome whose festival is celebrated on April 7th.

Chambave is one of the most important wine-growing communities in the Aosta Valley (→ Viticulture in Italy ) and is famous for its Muscatel wines.

During the time of fascism , the village had the Italianized name Ciambava .

Location of Chambave in the Aosta region

Web links

Commons : Chambave  - 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.