Colognola ai Colli

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Colognola ai Colli
Comune
Comune di Colognola ai Colli
Vines in Colognola
Vines in Colognola
Colognola ai Colli is located in Italy
Colognola ai Colli
Colognola ai Colli
Location of Colognola ai Colli in Italy
Coordinates: 45°26′N 11°12′E / 45.433°N 11.200°E / 45.433; 11.200Coordinates: 45°26′N 11°12′E / 45.433°N 11.200°E / 45.433; 11.200
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Verona (VR)
Frazioni Monte con Villa (comune seat), San Zeno, Pieve, Stra e San Vittore
Government
 • Mayor Alberto Martelletto
Area
 • Total 20.8 km2 (8.0 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (June 2007)[1]
 • Total 7,895
 • Density 380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Demonym Colognolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 37030
Dialing code 045
Patron saint St. Blaise
Saint day February 3
Website Official website

Colognola ai Colli is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) west of Venice and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Verona.

Colognola ai Colli borders the following municipalities: Belfiore, Caldiero, Cazzano di Tramigna, Illasi, Lavagno, and Soave.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of Santa Maria della Pieve (12th century). It was originally a temple devoted to the Roman god Mercury.

Main products[edit]

  • 'Wines: Valpolicella DOC, Amarone DOC and Recioto Soave DOC
  • "Bisi" (Peas): this product makes Colognola ai Colli famous in all the province of Verona. Every year, in may, there is a festival dedicated to Colognola's peas: "La Sagra dei Bisi".

Sister city[edit]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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