Fratta Polesine

Fratta Polesine is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rovigo in the Italian region Veneto, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southwest of Venice and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of Rovigo. Its main attraction is Andrea Palladio's Villa Badoer.

Fratta Polesine
Comune di Fratta Polesine
Palladio's Villa Badoer
Palladio's Villa Badoer
Coat of arms of Fratta Polesine
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Fratta Polesine
Fratta Polesine (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°2′N 11°39′E / 45.033°N 11.650°E / 45.033; 11.650
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceRovigo (RO)
FrazioniPaolino, Ramedello
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe Tasso
Area
 • Total20.9 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (31 August 2017)[2]
 • Total2,637
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Frattensi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
45025
Dialing code0425
Patron saintSts. Peter and Paul
Saint day29 June
WebsiteOfficial website

Fratta Polesine is the birthplace of the Italian socialist politician Giacomo Matteotti, opponent of Fascism.

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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.

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