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Cortina d'Ampezzo, Veneto

Located in the Dolomites, probably among the three most exclusive mountain sport resorts in Europe, Cortina (Petsch-Hayden in German) is known for its first-class hotels and the shops which line Corso Italia. It was the host town of the 1956 Winter Olympic, and its astounding landscape, surrounded on all sides by the Dolimites, were the location for movies like Cliffhanger and The Pink Panther.

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  • Altitude: 1224 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 6,000 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 32043
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0436
  • Patron Saint: Saints Filippo and Giacomo, celebrated on 3 May
  • GPS Coordinates: 46.32.N, 12.8.E
  • The Comune is subdivided into six traditional Sestieri: Alverà, Azzon, Cadin, Chiave, Cortina and Zuel, and includes 28 frazioni: Agabòna, Alverà, Begontina, Cadelvèrzo, Cademai, Ciadìn, Ciàe, Ciamulèra, Cianderìes, Ciànpo, Cojana, Col, Cortina, Crìgnes, Doneà, Fiàmes, Fraìna, Gnòche, Gràa, Guargné, Jilardòn, Lazedèl, Manaigo, Majon, Melères, Mortìja, Pezié, Pecòl, Pian da Lago, Pocòl, Rònco, Salieto, Socol, Staulìn, Val, Verocai, Vèra, Zuèl.

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