Cortina d'Ampezzo(redirected from Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy)
Cortina d'Ampezzo(kōrtē`nä dämpĕd`zō), town (1991 pop. 7,109), in Venetia, NE Italy, in the heart of the DolomitesDolomites
or Dolomite Alps,
Alpine group, N Italy, between the Isarco and Piave rivers, named for the dolomitic limestone of which it is composed. Famous for their strikingly bold outline (a stairstep effect created by erosion of alternate layers of soft and hard rock)
..... Click the link for more information. . It is an international winter sports center with a large tourism industry. The 1956 winter Olympic games were held there.