Montereale Valcellina

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Montereale Valcellina
Comune
Comune di Montereale Valcellina
Coat of arms of Montereale Valcellina
Coat of arms
Montereale Valcellina is located in Italy
Montereale Valcellina
Montereale Valcellina
Location of Montereale Valcellina in Italy
Coordinates: 46°10′N 12°40′E / 46.167°N 12.667°E / 46.167; 12.667
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Pordenone (PN)
Frazioni Grizzo, Malnisio, San Leonardo Valcellina
Government
 • Mayor Pieromano Anselmi (Partito Democratico)
Area
 • Total 67.9 km2 (26.2 sq mi)
Elevation 317 m (1,040 ft)
Population (31 December 2008[1])
 • Total 4,695
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33086
Dialing code 0427
Website http://www.comune.monterealevalcellina.pn.it/

Montereale Valcellina (Montreâl in friulan) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 110 km northwest of Trieste and about 20 km north of Pordenone.

Montereale Valcellina borders the following municipalities: Andreis, Aviano, Barcis, Maniago, San Quirino.

Montereale was the birthplace (1532) of the miller and philosopher Menocchio (also known as Domenico Scandella) who was in 1581 mayor of the village and the surrounding hamlets, and who was burned at the stake in 1599, at the age of 67, on orders of Pope Clement VIII - due to his well-articulated theological and cosmological views which were in complete variance with those of the Catholic Church.

References[edit]

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