Rosà

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Rosà
Comune
Comune di Rosà
Rosà is located in Italy
Rosà
Rosà
Location of Rosà in Italy
Coordinates: 45°43′N 11°46′E / 45.717°N 11.767°E / 45.717; 11.767Coordinates: 45°43′N 11°46′E / 45.717°N 11.767°E / 45.717; 11.767
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Vicenza (VI)
Frazioni Cusinati, San Pietro, Sant'Anna, Travettore
Government
 • Mayor Paolo Bordignon (Lega Nord)
Area
 • Total 24 km2 (9 sq mi)
Elevation 97 m (318 ft)
Population (31.12.2012)[1]
 • Total 14,328
 • Density 600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym Rosatesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 36027
Dialing code 0424
Patron saint Sant'Antonio Abate
Saint day 17 January
Website Official website

Rosà is a town of 14.328 inhabitants in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. The name come from the roses which grew in great number along the irrigation channels in the area. The municipality has got 4 hamlets (Travettore, Sant'Anna, San Pietro, Cusinati). Rosà is officially European Town of Sport 2011.

History[edit]

The Cathedral of Rosà

In the hamlet of San Pietro some roman ashes has been found so we can suppose that there was a roman village in this area. During the Migration Period the region was invaded by Quadi, Marcomanni, Sarmatians, Alemanni, Visigoths, Svevi, Alani, Unni, Lombards, Franks and Hungarians. The town of Rosà born officially in 1533 during the domain of the Republic of Venice. After the napolionic invasion the whole region was sold to Austria-Hungary (with the neighboring Lombardy to form the Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia) with which remained until 1866 when with the Third Italian War of Independence it became part of Italy. Rosà was very closed to the front during the First World War. After the Second World War Rosà became part of the Italian Republic.

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

The municipal statute of Rosà, recognizes Sant'Anna, Travettore, Cusinati and San Pietro as frazioni. Such as Siena, Rosà is further historically divided into quartieri.

Frazioni[edit]

  • Travettore
  • Sant'Anna
  • Cusinati
  • San Pietro

Quartieri[edit]

Rosà is actually divided into 11 quartieri, with a president and social colors.
Every year these quartieri challenge in 2 tournament of amateur football and the Palio delle Rose.
These are the quartieri:

  • Borgo Tocchi
  • Ca' Dolfin
  • Ca' Minotto
  • Carpellina
  • Cremona
  • Lunardon
  • Nuovo
  • Oratorio
  • Sant'Antonio
  • Seminarietto
  • Tigli-Matteotti

Government[edit]

Took office Left Office Mayor Political party Note
21 november 1993 16 november 1997 Giovanni Didonè Lega Nord
17 november 1997 26 may 2002 Giovanni Didonè Lega Nord
26 may 2002 27 may 2007 Manuela Lanzarin Lega Nord
27 may 2007 7 may 2012 Manuela Lanzarin Lega Nord
7 may 2012 incumbent Paolo Bordignon Lega Nord

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

Rosà is crossed by:

  • SS 47 Valsugana which joins Padua to Trento
  • SR 245 Castellana which joins Rosà to Mestre
  • SP 58 which joins Rosàto Nove

Railways[edit]

Rosà has got a railway station on the Padua - Bassano line.

Urban mobility[edit]

Bus[edit]

The municipality is located on the bus line Bassano del Grappa - Padova and on the Bassano del Grappa - Rossano Veneto line.

Bicycle path[edit]

The city center is joined with the frazioni and the neighbouring municipalities of Bassano del Grappa, Rossano Veneto and Cartigliano by 21 km of bicycle path.

Airport[edit]

The nearest international airports are Venice Marco Polo Airport and Treviso Airport.

International relations[edit]

Rosà is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)