Altavilla Vicentina

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Altavilla Vicentina
Comune
Comune di Altavilla Vicentina
Coat of arms of Altavilla Vicentina
Coat of arms
Altavilla Vicentina is located in Italy
Altavilla Vicentina
Altavilla Vicentina
Location of Altavilla Vicentina in Italy
Coordinates: 45°31′N 11°27′E / 45.517°N 11.450°E / 45.517; 11.450Coordinates: 45°31′N 11°27′E / 45.517°N 11.450°E / 45.517; 11.450
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Vicenza (VI)
Frazioni Sant'Agostino, Tavernelle, Valmarana
Government
 • Mayor Claudio Catagini
Area
 • Total 16.63 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 10,807
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym Altavillesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 36077
Dialing code 0444
Patron saint Holy Reedimer
Website Official website

Altavilla Vicentina is a town and comune in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, northern Italy. It is located southwest of Vicenza.

The town originates from a castle (Rocca) built in the Middle Ages over a hill at the feet of the Colli Berici, and now in ruins.

In the communal territory is the Villa Morosini, one of the most beautiful Venetian villas. It was built in 1724 by architect Moroni for count Benedetto Valmarana.

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