Mogliano Veneto

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Mogliano Veneto
Comune
Città di Mogliano Veneto
War Memorial and City Hall
War Memorial and City Hall
Coat of arms of Mogliano Veneto
Coat of arms
Mogliano Veneto is located in Italy
Mogliano Veneto
Mogliano Veneto
Location of Mogliano Veneto in Italy
Coordinates: 45°34′43″N 12°14′11″E / 45.57861°N 12.23639°E / 45.57861; 12.23639
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Treviso (TV)
Frazioni Bonisiolo, Campocroce, Marocco, Mazzocco, Zerman
Government
 • Mayor Carola Arena (PD)
Area
 • Total 46.15 km2 (17.82 sq mi)
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (30 November 2008)
 • Total 28,082
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym Moglianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 31021
Dialing code 041
Patron saint Santa Maria Assunta
Saint day August 15
Website Official website
Church of Santa Maria Assunta, in the centre of the town

Mogliano Veneto (Mogian /mo'ʤan/ in Venetian language) is a town and comune in the province of Treviso, Veneto, northern Italy, located halfway between Mestre (Venice) and Treviso.

Culture[edit]

Mogliano is well known for the Medieval festival, which takes place September of every year, as well as for the Christmas market which takes place from 1–10 December of every year with market stalls being set up in Piazza Pio X by cottage industries from as far away as Perugia.

Transportation[edit]

Mogliano is cut in two by a busy highway, known as Terraglio, a historical road linking Treviso and Mestre/Venice. It is also on the busy Udine-Venice railroad route and, like Mestre, serves as a dormitory town for people working in the surrounding industrial areas.

Twin towns[edit]

Sports[edit]

F.C. Union Pro Mogliano-Preganziol A.S.D.[1] is the Italian football of the city and of Preganziol and was founded in 2012 after the merger of A.S.D. Pro Mogliano Calcio (founded in 1928) and ASD Union Preganziol (founded in 1962). [2] Currently it plays in Italy's Serie D after the promotion from Eccellenza Veneto Girone B in the 2013-14 season.

Its home ground is Stadio Comunale with 2,300 seats of the city. The team's colors are white and blue.

The presidents are Maurizio Michielan and Marco Gaiba. The manager is Francesco Feltrin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "F.C. Union Pro Mogliano-Preganziol A.S.D.". Comune of Mogliano Veneto. 
  2. ^ "Nasce F.C. Union Pro". F.C. Union Pro.