Saint-Vincent (Aosta Valley)

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Saint Vincent
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Saint-Vincent (Italy)
Saint Vincent
Country Italy
region Aosta Valley
Coordinates 45 ° 45 ′  N , 7 ° 39 ′  E Coordinates: 45 ° 45 ′ 0 ″  N , 7 ° 39 ′ 0 ″  E
height 550  m slm
surface 20 km²
Residents 4,564 (Dec 31, 2019)
Population density 228 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 11027
prefix 0166
ISTAT number 007065
Popular name Sanvincentini (Italian)
Sabins (French)
Patron saint Vincent of Valencia

Saint-Vincent is an Italian commune in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley .

Saint-Vincent has 4564 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) and is located at an altitude of 550 m above sea level. M on the left side in the arch of Dora Baltea . There is a famous casino in the town.

At Saint-Vincent, the remains of an ancient Roman road bridge from the 1st century BC are on the way towards Montjovet. Over the Cillian torrent, which was in use until its collapse (probably caused by an earthquake) in 1839. After another collapse in 1907 destroyed the remaining parts of the central arch, only a small arch on the right bank and a 21 m long section of ramp with old pavement are preserved today. The bridge was part of the Roman consular road to Gaul.

The neighboring municipalities of Saint-Vincent are Ayas , Brusson , Châtillon , Émarèse and Montjovet .

Saint-Vincent consists of the following districts (Italian Frazioni, French Hameaux): Amay, Amay Lotoz, Bacon, Biègne, Boriolaz, Capard, Chadel, Champbilly, Champcillien, Champ-de-Vigne, Cillian, Clapéaz, Clapéon, Crétamianaz, Crotache, Crovion, Cugnon, Diseille, Écrevin, Feilley, La Fet, Fromy, Gléréyaz, Grand-Rhun, Grun, Jacques, Joux, Linty, Lérinon, Maison-Neuve, Marc, Les Montagnets, Moron, Moron-Charbonnier, Moron- la-Combaz, Moron-Gorris, Moron-Hugonnet, Moron-Toules, Moron-le-Treuil, Les Moulins, Nouarsaz, Orioux, Palud, Pérélaz, Perrière, Petit-Rhun, Planet, Piémartin, Pioule, Le Grand-Pré, Pradiran, Pradiran-Champlan, Pradiran-Gorris, Renard, Romillod, Romillod-Capard, Romilod-Crotache, Le Ronc-Dessous, Le Ronc-Dessus, Salirod, Teinsod, Torrent-Sec, La Tour-des-Rosset, Valmignanaz, Valpélanaz , Valère and Verney.

During the time of fascism , the place had the Italianized name of San Vincenzo della Fonte .

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Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
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