Quart (Aosta Valley)

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Quart (Italy)
Country Italy
region Aosta Valley
Coordinates 45 ° 44 '  N , 7 ° 25'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 44 '0 "  N , 7 ° 25' 0"  E
height 535  m slm
surface 62 km²
Residents 4,106 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 66 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 11020
prefix 0165
ISTAT number 007054
Popular name Quarteins
Patron saint St. Helena
Website quart

Quart - in the Valdostan dialect Car - is an Italian commune in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley .

The community has 4110 inhabitants (as of November 30, 2019). It belongs to the community association Comunità Montana Mont Emilius and is its main town.

The place name is derived from the Latin expression Ad quartum from Augusta lapidem , which means "at the fourth milestone of Aosta" in German.


The village is on the edge of the Plaine d'Aoste region at an altitude of 535 m on the left side of the Dora Baltea ; the area of ​​the municipality is 62 square kilometers and extends up to a height of 3,205 m. The scattered settlement includes several villages spread over the heights: Argnod, Éclou, L'Amérique, Les Cleyves, Trois-Villes, La Montagne, Villair de Quart, Villefranche, Ville-sur-Nus, Villeneuve, Champlan, Larey, Avisod, Bagnère, Chantignan, Chétoz, La Combe, Cort, Crétallaz, Créton, Effraz, Jeanceyaz, Morgonaz, Olleyes, Porsan, Seran, Teppe, Lillaz, Vignil, Povil and Vollein.

The neighboring municipalities are Brissogne , Nus , Oyace , Pollein , Saint-Christophe , Saint-Marcel and Valpelline .


In the Middle Ages, the place was the seat of the dominion Quart. The parish church is first mentioned in the 12th century. Quart Castle dates from the 12th century .


Web links

Commons : Quart (Aosta Valley)  - 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.