Arvier

Arvier is a toun an comune in the Valle d'Aosta region o north-wastren Italy.

Arvier
Comune di Arvier
Commune d'Arvier
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Coat of airms o Arvier
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Arvier is located in Italy
Arvier
Arvier
Location o Arvier in Italy
Coordinates: 45°42′11″N 7°10′0″E / 45.70306°N 7.16667°E / 45.70306; 7.16667
KintraItaly
RegionValle d'Aosta
Provincenone
FrazioniBaise-Pierre, Chamençon, Chamin, Chez les Fournier, Chez les Garin, Chez les Moget, Chez les Roset, Grand Haury, La Crête, La Ravoire, Léverogne, Mécosse, Petit Haury, Planaval, Rochefort, Verney
Area
 • Total33 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation
776 m (2,546 ft)
Population
 (31 Dizember 2006)
 • Total858
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Arvelains
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11011
Dialin code0165
Patron sauntSaunt Sulpice
Saunt day17 Januar
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

GeografieEedit

 
Location o the commune o Arvier ahin the Valle d'Aosta


WineEedit

The local wine, Enfer d'Arvier, haed its awn DOC designation afore bein subsumit intae the Valle d'Aosta DOC. It is a blend made primarily frae the Petit Rouge grape wi lesser amoonts o Dolcetto, Gamay, Neyret, Pinot noir, an/or Vien de Nus.[1]

FowkEedit

Arvier wis the birthplace o Maurice Garin, the winner o the oreeginal Tour de France in 1903. His faimily migratit tae Northren Fraunce in 1885.

Notes an referencesEedit

  1. T. Stevenson "The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia" pg 274 Dorling Kindersley 2005 ISBN 0-7566-1324-8