Romano d'Ezzelino

Romano d'Ezzelino is a small city with c. 14,000 residents in the Veneto region of northern Italy. It lies in the foothills of Monte Grappa and is located among some hills and country. The name "Romano" comes from Arimanno, a Lombard word meaning "military settlement". "Ezzelino" refers to the family of Ezzelini, who moved to Romano in 1199.

Romano d'Ezzelino
Comune di Romano d'Ezzelino
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Coat of arms of Romano d'Ezzelino
Coat of arms
Location of Romano d'Ezzelino
Romano d'Ezzelino is located in Italy
Romano d'Ezzelino
Romano d'Ezzelino
Location of Romano d'Ezzelino in Italy
Romano d'Ezzelino is located in Veneto
Romano d'Ezzelino
Romano d'Ezzelino
Romano d'Ezzelino (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°46′24″N 11°46′40″E / 45.77333°N 11.77778°E / 45.77333; 11.77778
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceVicenza (VI)
FrazioniRomano d'Ezzelino, San Giacomo, Fellette, Sacro Cuore,
Government
 • MayorSimone Bontorin (Civic List (Italy))
Area
 • Total21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation
132 m (433 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2012)[3]
 • Total14,621
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Romanesi ("romanotti" to distinguish those from the capital)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
36060
Dialing code0424
Patron saintSanta Maria della Purificazione (communal seat)
Saint day2 February (Romano capoluogo)
WebsiteOfficial website

The coat of arms is inspired by Ezzelino III da Romano's emblem, which portrays a horseshoe carried by a swan. The meaning is justice and submission. The swan wears a crown, that represents the family greatness and a cross that refers to the crusades.

Romano d'Ezzelino was awarded the War Cross for Military Valor for the sacrifice made by the residents during World War II.

Main sightsEdit

Valle Santa Felicita is situated in the northern side of Romano d'Ezzelino, the name is in honor of Santa Felicita, a holy figure who also gave her name to a monastery near Romano. There is also a big mansion house called Ca' Cornaro, which was built in the 16th century. Inside it there are frescos and decorations from the 18th century.

EconomyEdit

Main companies active in the area include:

SourcesEdit

  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)

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