Executive Summary

Geographic overviewGeographic overview

State Party
ITALY

Regions
FRIULI-VENEZIA GIULIA,
TRENTINO-ALTO ADIGE/SÜDTIROL,
VENETO

Provinces
BELLUNO, BOLZANO-BOZEN, PORDENONE, TRENTO, UDINE

Name of Property
The Dolomites

Geographical coordinates to the nearest second
The barycenter of the nominated area is situated at:
18°28’41.4’’ E
46°12’38’’ N

Textual description of the boundaryies of the nominated properties
The Dolomites are nominated as a serial property since they appear as an organic whole even though they have a complex structure both from the geographical/landscape and the geological/geomorphological point of view. In fact the different systems make up a composition of evidence and landscape peculiarities, interlinked by a network of genetic and aesthetic relationships.
The property extend over a wide area on the northeasten part of Italy. To the north is limited by the Pusteria Valley/Pustertal, then descending east, by the Sesto Valley/Sextnertal, eastward by the upper part of the Tagliamento then down through the Tramontina valley and west into the intermediated part of the Cellina Valley.
To the south by the Piave valley, the borders then follow the Cismon Valley, the Travignolo Valley and the Avisio Valley and then reach the Adige Valley. The most western part is limited by the Rendena Valley and Val Meledrio, then through the Sole Valleys it follows the Adige Valley and finally by the Isarco Valley.

 Map of the nominated property, showing boundaries and buffer zones