Moimacco

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Moimacco
Comune
Comune di Moimacco
Coat of arms of Moimacco
Coat of arms
Moimacco is located in Italy
Moimacco
Moimacco
Location of Moimacco in Italy
Coordinates: 46°6′N 13°23′E / 46.100°N 13.383°E / 46.100; 13.383
Country Italy
Region Friuli – Venezia Giulia
Province Province of Udine (UD)
Frazioni Bottenicco
Government
 • Mayor Manolo Sicco
Area
 • Total 11.82 km2 (4.56 sq mi)
Elevation 121 m (397 ft)
Population (March 2009)
 • Total 1,638
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym Moimacchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33040
Dialing code 0432
Patron saint St. Mary of the Assumption
Saint day 15 August
Website Official website

Moimacco (Friulian Muimans) is small a town in the province of Udine, situated a few kilometres west of Cividale del Friuli, 121 metres (397 ft) above sea level, in the north-east corner of Italy.

History[edit]

Located at the intersection of important trade routes, legend says that Moimacco was funded by an officer of the Roman army named Mommeius (or Mumius). Since its origins the economy of the village was tied to the neighboring center of Cividale.

Economy[edit]

Today, Moimacco's industrial district provides jobs for workers commuting from close by cities. A few small farms are present as well.

Main sights[edit]

Places of interest are the churches of S. Maria Assunta, San Giovanni and San Donato, the noble villas De Claricini and De Puppi, with splendid gardens and art collections.

Food[edit]

Frico is a cheese and potatoes, or sometimes only cheese, pan fried pie. Other local products include salami and the cheese Montasio, produced in the local latteria (dairy).