Camponogara

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Camponogara
Comune
Comune di Camponogara
The parish church of Santa Maria Assunta and San Prosdocimo and, on the right, the town hall.
The parish church of Santa Maria Assunta and San Prosdocimo and, on the right, the town hall.
Coat of arms of Camponogara
Coat of arms
Camponogara is located in Italy
Camponogara
Camponogara
Location of Camponogara in Italy
Coordinates: 45°23′N 12°4′E / 45.383°N 12.067°E / 45.383; 12.067
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province / Metropolitan city Venice (VE)
Frazioni Calcroci, Campoverardo, Premaore, Prozzolo
Government
 • Mayor Gianpietro Menin
Area
 • Total 21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (30 Novembre 2015)[1]
 • Total 13,187
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Camponogaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 30010
Dialing code 041
Patron saint Saint Apollonia
Saint day 9 February
Website Official website

Camponogara is a town in the province of Venice, Veneto, Italy. It is west of SP13, not far from the bearby Brenta river. Economy is based on the production of wine, including Cabernet and Merlot, and manufacturing of shoes and leather products.

History[edit]

Toponimy[edit]

The name of the town derives from Latin by the words campus and nux ("field" and "walnut"), later simplified by Venetian language to Camponogara. That name stands as a witness of the ancient plantations typical of the territory.

Even the names of the Frazioni of Camponogara have a meaning: Campoverardo derives from the Germanic name Eberhard, probably a famous man that visited that territory during 7th century, Prozzolo derives from the Latin word praedium ("little agricultural fund") and Premaore that can be translated in "prato maggiore" ("biggest field").

Famous People[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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