Arzignano

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Arzignano
Comune
Città di Arzignano
Coat of arms of Arzignano
Coat of arms
Arzignano is located in Italy
Arzignano
Arzignano
Location of Arzignano in Italy
Coordinates: 45°31′N 11°20′E / 45.517°N 11.333°E / 45.517; 11.333
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Vicenza (VI)
Frazioni Costo, Pugnello, Castello, Restena, San Bortolo, San Zenone, Tezze
Government
 • Mayor Giorgio Gentilin
Area
 • Total 34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2008)
 • Total 25,713
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym Arzignanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 36071
Dialing code 0444
Patron saint Ognissanti
Saint day November 1
Website Official website

Arzignano is an industrial town and comune in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. It is located c. 23 km from Vicenza, in the Valle del Chiampo.

History[edit]

In 1413, during a campaign of King Sigismund of Hungary against the Republic of Venice, its castle was besieged by Hungarian troops under Pippo Spano.

Main sights[edit]

  • Sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie, built after the plague of 1485.
  • Church of Sant'Agata di Tezze, originating in the early 15th century in the site of a pre-existing chapel.

Sport[edit]

Football[edit]

The club of city is A.S.D. Union ArzignanoChiampo that plays in Serie D.