Fossalta di Piave

Fossalta di Piave is a town in the province of Venice, Veneto, Italy. It is southeast of E70. It is 64 kilometres (40 mi) north of Venice.

Fossalta di Piave
Comune di Fossalta di Piave
Fossalta di Piave
Tramonto a Fossalta di Piave
Location of Fossalta di Piave
Fossalta di Piave is located in Italy
Fossalta di Piave
Fossalta di Piave
Location of Fossalta di Piave in Italy
Fossalta di Piave is located in Veneto
Fossalta di Piave
Fossalta di Piave
Fossalta di Piave (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°39′N 12°31′E / 45.650°N 12.517°E / 45.650; 12.517Coordinates: 45°39′N 12°31′E / 45.650°N 12.517°E / 45.650; 12.517
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
Metropolitan cityVenice (VE)
FrazioniCampolongo, Capodargine, Contee, Gonfo, Lampol, Ronche
Government
 • MayorManrico Finotto
Area
 • Total9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2007)[3]
 • Total4,238
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Fossaltini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
30020
Dialing code0421
ISTAT code027015
Patron saintSS. Ermagora e Fortunato
Saint day12 July
WebsiteOfficial website

The town's approximately 4,126 inhabitants make their living in tourism and in the wine industry.

At the age of 18, while serving as an ambulance driver, Ernest Hemingway was injured there on July 8, 1918.[citation needed]

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.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)