Cormons or Cormòns[3][4] (Slovene: Krmin, German: Kremaun) is a comune (municipality) in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 12 kilometres (7 mi) west of Gorizia, on the border with Slovenia.

Cormons
Città di Cormons
Main square in Cormons, renovated by the architect Boris Podrecca
Main square in Cormons, renovated by the architect Boris Podrecca
Location of Cormons
Cormons is located in Italy
Cormons
Cormons
Location of Cormons in Italy
Cormons is located in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Cormons
Cormons
Cormons (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 45°57′N 13°28′E / 45.950°N 13.467°E / 45.950; 13.467Coordinates: 45°57′N 13°28′E / 45.950°N 13.467°E / 45.950; 13.467
CountryItaly
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
FrazioniAngoris, Borgnano, Brazzano, Giassico, San Rocco di Brazzano, Novali, Castelletto, Plessiva, Povia, Fornaci, Roncada, Monticello di Cormons
Government
 • MayorRoberto Felcaro
Area
 • Total34.6 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
Elevation
56 m (184 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total7,639
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cormonesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
34071
Dialing code0481
WebsiteOfficial website

Cormons borders the following municipalities: Brda (Slovenia), Capriva del Friuli, Chiopris-Viscone, Corno di Rosazzo, Dolegna del Collio, Mariano del Friuli, Medea, Moraro, San Floriano del Collio, San Giovanni al Natisone.

DemographicsEdit

According to the Italian census of 1971, 4.4% of the population was of Slovene ethnicity.[5]

PeopleEdit

TransportEdit

Cormons railway station is served by trains to Trieste, Udine, Treviso and Venice.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Cormons o Cormòns? una questione di accento". Messaggero Veneto. August 6, 2009. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  4. ^ Femia, Matteo (August 7, 2009). "Cormons o Cormòns, una disputa sull'accento che dura da un secolo". Il Piccolo. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  5. ^ Slovene studies (2021). "Slovene Studies Journal". infos at digital.lib.washington.edu. New York: Society for Slovene Studies. ISSN 0193-1075. Retrieved 9 March 2022.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Cormons at Wikimedia Commons