|Comune di Polcenigo|
|Frazioni||Mezzomonte, San Giovanni, Range, Coltura, Gorgazzo|
|• Mayor||Mario Della Toffola|
|• Total||49.2 km2 (19.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||42 m (138 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||65/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Polcenigo (Borc in the local dialect) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 110 kilometres (68 miles) northwest of Trieste, 95 km (59 mi) north of Venice and about 14 km (9 mi) northwest of Pordenone.
Located on the slopes of the Western Carnic Prealps, in a quiet region surrounded by a charming landscape, it is a renowned water springs area characterized by numerous small streams, torrents, lake-like springs all flowing into river Livenza, whose waters springs in the place called Santissima.
Remains of prehistoric stilt houses, from the 4th millennium BCE, were found in the Palu' area, close to Livenza's springs, which is part part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Afterwards, around the 1st millennium BCE, the Adriatic Veneti settled in the area, leaving bronze archaeological remains. In San Floriano hill, archaeologist have found an ancient Roman necropolis dating from the 5th or 4th century BC. Other sights include the castle and the Museum of Gastronomy Culture.
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