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Comune di Arvier
Commune d'Arvier
Coat o airms o Arvier
Coat o airms
Arvier is locatit in Italy
Location o Arvier in Italy
Coordinates: 45°42′11″N 7°10′0″E / 45.70306°N 7.16667°E / 45.70306; 7.16667
Kintra Italy
Region Valle d'Aosta
Province none
Frazioni Baise-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
 • Total 33 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation 776 m (2,546 ft)
Population (31 Dizember 2006)
 • Tot 858
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Arvelains
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 11011
Dialin code 0165
Patron saunt Saunt Sulpice
Saunt day 17 Januar
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

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

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Wine[eedit | eedit soorce]

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]

Fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

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 references[eedit | eedit soorce]

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