San Vito al Tagliamento

San Vito al Tagliamento (Friulian: San Vît dal Tiliment) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli Venezia Giulia, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Pordenone.

San Vito al Tagliamento
Comune di San Vito al Tagliamento
"Piazza del Pololo" square
"Piazza del Pololo" square
Coat of arms of San Vito al Tagliamento
Location of San Vito al Tagliamento
San Vito al Tagliamento is located in Italy
San Vito al Tagliamento
San Vito al Tagliamento
Location of San Vito al Tagliamento in Italy
San Vito al Tagliamento is located in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
San Vito al Tagliamento
San Vito al Tagliamento
San Vito al Tagliamento (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 45°54′N 12°52′E / 45.900°N 12.867°E / 45.900; 12.867Coordinates: 45°54′N 12°52′E / 45.900°N 12.867°E / 45.900; 12.867
CountryItaly
RegionFriuli Venezia Giulia
FrazioniCarbona, Gleris, Ligugnana, Madonna di Rosa, Prodolone, Rosa, Savorgnano
Government
 • MayorAlberto Bernava (Civic lists "Cittadini per San Vito", "Alternativa comune per San Vito", "Vivere San Vito")
Area
 • Total60.88 km2 (23.51 sq mi)
Elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Population
 (2015)[2]
 • Total15 106
DemonymSanvitesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33078
Dialing code0434
Patron saintSaint Vito
Saint dayJune 15
WebsiteOfficial website

Main sightsEdit

 
Eastern tower (13th century)

It is a medieval town on the right bank of the Tagliamento river.

The main attractions are:

Twin townsEdit

San Vito al Tagliamento is twinned with:

PeopleEdit

CuriosityEdit

  • Benito Mussolini's brother taught in San Vito al Tagliamento for several years. First at Gleris and later at Falcon-Vial's institute.
  • In San Vito al Tagliamento, it is possible to find the miraculous painting about "Madonna di Rosa" crowned by Pope Leo XIII "Queen and protectress of Tagliamento and his inhabitants".
  • In the yard in front of Ligugnana's church there is the sculpture of Saint Lawrence, sculpted by Pierino Sam (1921-2010).

GalleryEdit

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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