Ledro
Comune di Ledro
View of Pieve di Ledro and Bezzecca on Lake Ledro
Location of Ledro
Ledro
Ledro
Location of Ledro in Italy
Ledro
Ledro
Ledro (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 45°53′N 10°44′E / 45.883°N 10.733°E / 45.883; 10.733Coordinates: 45°53′N 10°44′E / 45.883°N 10.733°E / 45.883; 10.733
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceTrentino (TN)
FrazioniBezzecca, Biacesa, Concei, Enguiso, Legos, Lenzumo, Locca, Mezzolago, Molina di Ledro, Pieve di Ledro (seat), Pré di Ledro, Tiarno di Sopra, Tiarno di Sotto.
Government
 • MayorBrigà Achille
Area
 • Total154.6 km2 (59.7 sq mi)
Elevation
660 m (2,170 ft)
Population
 (January 2010)[2]
 • Total5,300
 • Density34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ledrensi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
38060
Dialing code0464
WebsiteOfficial website

Ledro (in local dialect: Léder) is an Italian comune (municipality) in Trentino in northern Italy. It was created on January 1, 2010, by the union of the former comuni of Pieve di Ledro, Bezzecca, Concei, Molina di Ledro, Tiarno di Sopra and Tiarno di Sotto.[3]

History

See also: Battle of Bezzecca and Battle of Pieve di Ledro

The municipality was created after a referendum, called on November 30, 2008,[4] in all the 6 comuni of the Ledro Valley.

Geography

The municipality counts the civil parishes (frazioni) of Bezzecca, Biacesa, Concei, Enguiso, Legos, Lenzumo, Locca, Mezzolago, Molina di Ledro, Pieve di Ledro (the municipal seat), Pré di Ledro, Tiarno di Sopra, Tiarno di Sotto.

Ledro borders with the municipalities of Bleggio Superiore, Bondone, Cimego, Condino, Fiavè, Limone sul Garda (BS), Magasa (BS), Nago-Torbole, Riva del Garda, Pieve di Bono, Storo, Tenno, Tione di Trento, Tremosine (BS) and Zuclo.

Main sights

Personalities

Twin municipalities

World heritage site

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ (in Italian)Text of the law about the creation of Ledro municipality (and the seat established at Pieve)[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ (in Italian) Article on l'Adige
  5. ^ Pact of partnership on the city web of Nový Knín
  6. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps

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