San Giorgio della Richinvelda
|San Giorgio della Richinvelda|
|Comune di San Giorgio della Richinvelda|
|Frazioni||Aurava, Cosa, Domanins, Pozzo, Provesano, Rauscedo|
|• Mayor||Anna Maria Papais|
|• Total||47.9 km2 (18.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||86 m (282 ft)|
|Population (ISTAT 2009)|
|• Density||97/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
San Giorgio della Richinvelda is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Pordenone. It has a population of 4639 inhabitants divided in the seven small towns that compose the municipality: Rauscedo, Domanins, Cosa, Pozzo, Provesano, Aurava and San Giorgio. Agriculture represents the most common activity of the territory. Rauscedo has been at the top in the world for the farming of 'barbatelle', the plants from which wine is obtained.
- Donato Casella, renaissance sculptor from Carona
- Pim Fortuyn, Dutch politician, sociologist, author and professor, assassinated during the Dutch general election of 2002, buried in the cemetery of the frazione Provesano.
- Gino Pancino, cyclist
- Tarcisio Petracco
- Bertram of St. Genesius, Patriarch of Aquileia, assassinated during an ambush at San Giorgio della Richinvelda on 6 June 1350.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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