Tesero

Tésero (German: Teser im Fleimstal) is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the Val di Fiemme about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Trento. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,710 and an area of 50.4 square kilometres (19.5 sq mi).[3]

Tesero
Comune di Tesero
Location of Tesero
Tesero
Location of Tesero in Italy
Tesero
Tesero (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°17′N 11°31′E
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceTrentino (TN)
FrazioniLago, Stava, Alpe di Pampeago
Area
  Total50 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation
1,000 m (3,000 ft)
Population
 (2003)[2]
  Total2,655
  Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Teserani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
38038
Dialing code0462
Patron saintElisha
Saint day14 June
WebsiteOfficial website

The municipality of Tesero contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Lago, Stava and Alpe di Pampeago.

Tesero borders the following municipalities: Deutschnofen, Predazzo, Varena, Panchià, Cavalese and Pieve Tesino.

The 1985 Val di Stava Dam collapse killed 268 people in Tesero.

Demographic evolution

Sport

Cross country ski

In the village of Lago, the Lago di Tesero Cross Country Stadium hosts winter events (cross-country ski, biathlon, ice rink games). The stadium was a sport venue of three editions of FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (1991, 2003, and 2013), 2013 Winter Universiade, and many events of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup. Every year it hosts the Mickey Mouse Trophy of Cross-country ski (Trofeo Topolino di sci di fondo), and the Marcialonga passes through.

Other cross-country ski tracks are located in Pampeago and Lavazè Pass.

Alpine ski

Ski Center Latemar at Pampeago offers 48 kilometres (30 mi) of slopes.

Cycling

The Giro d'Italia ended five stages at Pampeago Pass in 1998, 1999, 2003, 2008, and 2012.

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. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

See also

Media related to Tesero at Wikimedia Commons


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