Province of Treviso

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Province of Treviso
Provincia di Treviso
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Treviso in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Treviso in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Veneto
Capital(s) Treviso
Comuni 95
Government
 • President Leonardo Muraro
Area
 • Total 2,477 km2 (956 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 892,359
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 31100, 31010-31023, 31025-31040, 31043-31059
Telephone prefix 0421, 0422, 0423, 0438
Vehicle registration TV
ISTAT 026
Website www.provincia.treviso.it

The Province of Treviso (Italian: Provincia di Treviso) is a province in the Veneto region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Treviso. The province is surrounded by Belluno in the north, Vicenza in the west, Padua in southwest, Venice in the southeast and Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the east. The river Piave passes through the province while the rivers Sila and Cagnan pass through the capital.[1] The province's nickname is La Marca Travigiana. It has a prosperous economy and is an important producer of wine.[2] It encompasses an area of 750 square miles.[3]

The province of Treviso was established by the Celts but flourished under Romans before it was subjugated to Hun, Ostrogoth, and Lombard control.[4] During Roman rule, the province was called Tarvisium.[1] During the first World War the province was badly damaged by the Army of Austria.[5]

The province has a total population of about 0.9 million. There are 95 municipalities in the province.[1] The Marathon of Saint Anthony is a popular happening in the province's city Vedelago. It is an annual event organised on the last Sunday of April. The race starts from the city and ends in Padua. On their way the runners pass through eight different towns.[6] Furniture, sport systems, textile, wine, shoes and machinery are some of the major commercial products in the province.[7]

Montello Peak is located in the province. The plateau of Consiglio was given the name-Woods of the Most Serene Republic because it supplied wood for making a large number of Venetian ships.[8]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Barchessa di Villa Pola Pomini, Ca’ Corner della Regina and Villa Emo are located near Vedelago. Riese Pio X has Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and the Cathedral of Castelfranco Veneto. Rotonda di Badoere in Badoere is also an important tourist attraction.[8] Northern Marca, Conegliano and Valdobbiane are well known for their wineyards. Due to the presence of varying landscapes, Asolo is called "the city of a hundred landscapes."[8]

Municipalities[edit]

(as of 30 September 2010)

Municipality Population
Treviso 82,716
Conegliano 35,689
Castelfranco Veneto 33,708
Montebelluna 31,156
Vittorio Veneto 29,029
Mogliano Veneto 28,134
Paese 21,920
Oderzo 20,236
Villorba 18,041
Preganziol 16,999
Vedelago 16,641
Roncade 14,129
San Biagio di Callalta 13,157
Pieve di Soligo 12,161
Casale sul Sile 12,713
Ponzano Veneto 12,274
Susegana 12,028
Riese Pio X 11,656
Carbonera 11,171
Casier 11,089
Valdobbiadene 10,844
Motta di Livenza 10,721
Trevignano 10,587
Spresiano 10,267

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Domenico 2002, p. 387.
  2. ^ Fabris 2005, p. 133.
  3. ^ Bell 1832, p. 386.
  4. ^ Wilhelm 1881, p. 596.
  5. ^ Domenico 2002, p. 388.
  6. ^ Fabris 2005, p. 85.
  7. ^ Cindio & Aurigi 2012, p. 282.
  8. ^ a b c "Treviso, Veneto". Italia. Retrieved 18 September 2014. 

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Coordinates: 45°40′20″N 12°14′32″E / 45.67222°N 12.24222°E / 45.67222; 12.24222