Salzano

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Salzano
Comune
Comune di Salzano
Salzano is located in Italy
Salzano
Salzano
Location of Salzano in Italy
Coordinates: 45°32′N 12°7′E / 45.533°N 12.117°E / 45.533; 12.117Coordinates: 45°32′N 12°7′E / 45.533°N 12.117°E / 45.533; 12.117
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Venice (VE)
Frazioni Robegano
Area
 • Total 17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (28 February 2007)
 • Total 12,033
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym Salzanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 30030
Dialing code 041
Patron saint Bartholomew the Apostle
Saint day 24 August
Website Official website

Salzano is a town and comune in the province of Venice, located 15 kilometres (9 mi) from Venice (Veneto, Italy). As of 2007, Salzano had an estimated population of 11,953. [1]

History[edit]

The area of Salzano was already inhabited in the Roman era, but it the first documents attesting its existence dates back to the Middle Ages (1283).

Main sights[edit]

The City Hall is in the old Villa Jacur, once owned by a Jewish family who ran a spinnery. The villa stands close to the remains of the spinnery and its high chimney. It hosts a garden with two artificial lakes and a tiny grotto.

The bell tower of the church is the highest of Veneto region after San Marco Campanile in Venice and the one of Trebaseleghe. Pope Pius X was Archpriest of the town from 1867 till 1875. The bell tower hosted a tiny museum dedicated to him.

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Sources[edit]

  1. ^ ""The World Gazetteer"". Archived from the original on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 2007-02-21.