Arzignano

Arzignano is an industrial town and comune in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. It is located c. 23 kilometres (14 mi) from Vicenza, in the Valle del Chiampo.

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Città di Arzignano
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Coat of arms of Arzignano
Coat of arms
Location of Arzignano
Arzignano is located in Italy
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Location of Arzignano in Italy
Arzignano is located in Veneto
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Arzignano
Arzignano (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°31′N 11°20′E / 45.517°N 11.333°E / 45.517; 11.333Coordinates: 45°31′N 11°20′E / 45.517°N 11.333°E / 45.517; 11.333
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceVicenza (VI)
FrazioniCosto, Pugnello, Castello, Restena, San Bortolo, San Zenone, Tezze
Government
 • MayorAlessia Bevilacqua
Area
 • Total34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation
118 m (387 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017)[2]
 • Total25,642
 • Density750/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Arzignanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
36071
Dialing code0444
Patron saintOgnissanti
Saint dayNovember 1
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

In 1413, during a campaign of King Sigismund of Hungary against the Republic of Venice, its castle was besieged by Hungarian troops under Pippo Spano.

Main sightsEdit

  • Sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie, built after the plague of 1485.
  • Church of Sant'Agata di Tezze, originating in the early 15th century in the site of a pre-existing chapel.

SportEdit

The main club of the city, Arzignano Valchiampo, currently plays in Serie C.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.