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Encyclopedia > Cavalese
Comune di Cavalese
Country Italy
Region Trentino-South Tyrol
Province Trento (TN)
Altitude 1000 m
Area 45 km²
 - City
 - Density

3,665 (as of )
Time zone CET, UTC+1
Coordinates 46°17′N 11°28′E
Frazioni Masi di Cavalese, Cavazzal
Telephone Prefix 0462
Postal Code
Gentilic Cavalesani
 - Saint
 - Day

St. Sebastian
20 January

Cavalese is a commune of 3,665 inhabitants in the autonomous province of Trento. It has been the site of two major cable-car accidents. Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... The Regions of Italy were granted a degree of regional autonomy in the 1948 constitution, which states that the constitutions role is: to recognize, protect and promote local autonomy, to ensure that services at the State level are as decentralized as possible, and to adapt the principles and laws... Trentino-South Tyrol (German and Ladin: Trentino-Südtirol, Italian: Trentino-Alto Adige) is an Autonomous Region in Northern Italy. ... In Italy, the province (in Italian: provincia) is an administrative division of an intermediate level, between municipality (comune) and region (Regione). ... Trento (Italian: Provincia autonoma di Trento, German: Autonome Provinz Trient) is an autonomous province in the autonomous Trentino-South Tyrol region of Italy. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Central European Time (CET) is one of the names of UTC+1 time zone, 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... It has been suggested that leap second be merged into this article or section. ... A frazione, in Italy, is the name given in administrative law to a type of territorial subdivision of a comune; for other subdivisions, see municipio, circoscrizione, quartiere. ... A demonym or gentilic is a word that denotes the members of a people or the inhabitants of a place. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Trento (Italian: Provincia autonoma di Trento, German: Autonome Provinz Trient) is an autonomous province in the autonomous Trentino-South Tyrol region of Italy. ... Gondola lift Stowe, Vermont A gondola lift is a type of aerial lift, often called a cable car, which consists of a loop of steel cable that is strung between two stations, sometimes over intermediate supporting towers. ...

See also

  • Cavalese cable-car disaster.

There were two cable car disasters in the Italian ski-resort Cavalese, one in 1976 and one in 1998. ...

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Cavalese, together with Predazzo, is the main center of the valley and today an important tourist resort for summer and winter sports.
Cavalese became soon the political, religious and economic Capital of the valley.
Inhabited by Episcopal civil employees and many well-off families, Cavalese saw between 1400 and 1600 the construction of lordly palaces adorned from sacred frescoes and decorations that still characterize the citadel.
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