Maser, Veneto

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Maser
Comune
Comune di Maser
Maser is located in Italy
Maser
Maser
Location of Maser in Italy
Coordinates: 45°49′N 11°59′E / 45.817°N 11.983°E / 45.817; 11.983Coordinates: 45°49′N 11°59′E / 45.817°N 11.983°E / 45.817; 11.983
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Province of Treviso (TV)
Frazioni Coste, Crespignaga, Madonna della Salute
Area
 • Total 26.0 km2 (10.0 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 4,854
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 31010
Dialing code 0423
Website Official website

Maser is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Treviso in the Italian region Veneto, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northwest of Venice and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Treviso. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,854 and an area of 26.0 square kilometres (10.0 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Maser contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Coste, Crespignaga, and Madonna della Salute.

Maser borders the following municipalities: Altivole, Asolo, Caerano di San Marco, Cornuda, Monfumo.

church

Maser is notable for being the place of death of the architect Andrea Palladio, creator of the famous Palladian style of architecture. Villa Barbaro in Maser is one of his finest projects. Towards the end of his life, Palladio received the opportunity to build a church, the Tempietto Barbaro, to serve the Villa Barbaro and the village of Maser.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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