Porcia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia

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Porcia
Comune
Città di Porcia
Clock tower in Porcia.
Clock tower in Porcia.
Porcia is located in Italy
Porcia
Porcia
Location of Porcia in Italy
Coordinates: 45°58′N 12°37′E / 45.967°N 12.617°E / 45.967; 12.617Coordinates: 45°58′N 12°37′E / 45.967°N 12.617°E / 45.967; 12.617
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Pordenone (PN)
Frazioni Palse, Pieve, Rondover, Rorai Piccolo, Sant'Antonio, Spinazzedo, Talponedo
Government
 • Mayor Stefano Turchet
Area
 • Total 29.5 km2 (11.4 sq mi)
Elevation 29 m (95 ft)
Population (30 April 2008)[1]
 • Total 15,142
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym Purliliesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33080
Dialing code 0434
Patron saint St. George
Saint day April 23
Website Official website

Porcia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 100 km northwest of Trieste and about 3 km west of Pordenone.

Main sights[edit]

  • The castle, residence from the 12th century of the Porcia family.
  • Torre dell'Orologio (Watch Tower)
  • Villa Correr-Dolfin (late 17th-early 18th centuries)
  • Church of St. George, known from 1262. It has a 44-m standing unfinished bell tower.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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

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