Colle Umberto

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Colle Umberto
Comune
Comune di Colle Umberto
View with campanile and Lucheschi Castle
View with campanile and Lucheschi Castle
Colle Umberto is located in Italy
Colle Umberto
Colle Umberto
Location of Colle Umberto in Italy
Coordinates: 45°57′N 12°21′E / 45.950°N 12.350°E / 45.950; 12.350Coordinates: 45°57′N 12°21′E / 45.950°N 12.350°E / 45.950; 12.350
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Province of Treviso (TV)
Frazioni

San Martino di Colle Umberto, Menare', San Sebastiano.

telephone = 0438
Area
 • Total 13.6 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Elevation 144 m (472 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 4,900
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 31014
Website Official website

Colle Umberto is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Treviso in the Italian region Veneto, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Venice and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Treviso. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,900 and an area of 13.6 square kilometres (5.3 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Colle Umberto contains the frazione (subdivision) San Martino di Colle Umberto, Menare'and San Sebastiano.

Colle Umberto borders the following municipalities: Cappella Maggiore, Conegliano, Cordignano, Godega di Sant'Urbano, San Fior, Vittorio Veneto.

The town's most visited place is the Villa Verecondi Scortecci owned by an old upper-class Venetian family.

The town is twinned with the following:

San Martino[edit]

San Martino is composed of villages: Borgo S. Rocco, Borgo mix, Borgo Campion, Borgo Rive Bet, Gaziol Borgo, Borgo Maiolo, Borgo Massimi. The hamlet was the birthplace of Ottavio Bottecchia, the first Italian to win the Tour de France in both 1924 and 1925, but he died mysteriously at the height of career during a training ride in Friuli, at Trasaghis. There is a local move to create a museum to him.

Menaré[edit]

Since the 1970s Menaré has undergone redevelopment. "Due Osterie", is on the route Strada Statale 51 di Alemagna. The new church is called the "Madonna of Peace." The town is also known as "exit 5" was so named because the stop of the train line at Conegliano.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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