Savogna d'Isonzo

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Savogna d'Isonzo - Sovodnje ob Soči
Sovodnje ob Soči
Comune
Comune di Savogna d'Isonzo - Občina Sovodnje ob Soči
Coat of arms of Savogna d'Isonzo - Sovodnje ob Soči
Coat of arms
Savogna d'Isonzo - Sovodnje ob Soči is located in Italy
Savogna d'Isonzo - Sovodnje ob Soči
Savogna d'Isonzo - Sovodnje ob Soči
Location of Savogna d'Isonzo - Sovodnje ob Soči in Italy
Coordinates: 45°55′N 13°35′E / 45.917°N 13.583°E / 45.917; 13.583
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Gorizia (GO)
Frazioni Gabria-Gabrje, Peci-Peč, Rubbia-Rubije, Rupa, San Michele del Carso-Vrh sv. Mihaela
Government
 • Mayor Alenka Florenin
Area
 • Total 16.4 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Elevation 235 m (771 ft)
Population (2008[1])
 • Total 1,769
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34070
Dialing code 0481

Savogna d'Isonzo (Slovene: Sovodnje ob Soči) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Gorizia in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) southwest of Gorizia, on the border with Slovenia. The name of the village comes from the Slovene word sovodnje, which means confluence. Near Savogna, in fact, the Vipava river flows into the Isonzo at the conjunction of the Kras Plateau and the Vipava Valley.

Savogna localities include Blasin, Fleta, Crisnaro, Brizza di Sotto, Brizza di Sopra, Podar, Stefenig, Montemaggiore, Franz, Stermizza, Pechinie di Sopra, Pechinie di Sotto, Barza, Losaz, Cepletischis, Gabrovizza, Polava, Masseris, Tercimonte, Iellina, Dus, and Ieronizza.[2]

Ethnic composition[edit]

92,0% of the population was of Slovene ethnicity according to the Italian census of 1971.[3]

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of San Martino, at Savogna
  • Castle of Rubbia
  • Church of San Nicolò, at Gabria
  • Small square of Gabria

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ en.comuni-italiani.it, Municipalities in Italy.
  3. ^ Thomas, Lee; Lokar A. (1977) Socioeconomic structure of the Slovene population in Italy, Slovene Studies Journal, Chicago, Illinois, p.28.

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