The province of Bellumo covers an area of 3,678 sq.km. and borders Austria to the north, the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia to the east, the provinces of Treviso and Vicenza and the region of Trentino-Alto Adige to the south.
Province of Belluno, Veneto
The province is entirely mountainous with the Tofane, Marmolada, Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Antelao groups of the Dolomites occupying a large area, mainly the eastern section. The highest peak, at 3342 metres above sea level is Punta Penia which is part of the Marmolada group of mountains.
Marmolada mountains - Photo: Dmitry A. Mottl
It is an important industrial centre of northern Italy and also has an active tourist trade, mainly based around winter sports and the Dolomites.
City of Belluno - Photo: Seval
The capital city is Belluno with the second city being Feltre.
Lago di Santa Caterina, Auronzo di Cadore - Photo: John Fowler
Other main towns in the province of Belluno are:
- Ponte nelle Alpi
- Santa Giustina
- Cortina d'Ampezzo
- Pieve di Cadore