Cogne is a municipality in 1443 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) in the Cogne Valley, a side valley of the Valle d'Aosta / Italy. The municipality lies at an altitude of 1534 m slm has an area of 212 km ²
Cogne consists of the districts Veulla ( chef-lieu ), Boutillères, Long Champ, Crétaz, Epinel, Gimillan, Moline, Montroz, Lillaz and Valnontey.
At the end of the long entrance gorge the Cogne valley opens out into a broad basin. There lies the small town of Cogne, which grew in importance by the ore mining industry. The last iron ore mining is documented in the Museo Alpino Mineraio, a mine museum in a former mining village.
Cogne is the starting point for walks and hikes in the area of Gran Paradiso. Cogne is part of the Gran Paradiso National Park. From the hamlet of Valnontey you reach the Rifugio Vittorio Sella Refuge, Lillaz from the Rifugio di Sogno Berdzé Péradzà al.
Cogne is (effective 1 January 2011) Member of the tourist Alpine Pearls network that is committed to sustainable tourism.