Colloredo di Monte Albano

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Colloredo di Monte Albano
Comune
Comune di Colloredo di Monte Albano
Paolo Monti - Servizio fotografico (Colloredo di Monte Albano, 1967) - BEIC 6349159.jpg
Coat of arms of Colloredo di Monte Albano
Coat of arms
Colloredo di Monte Albano is located in Italy
Colloredo di Monte Albano
Colloredo di Monte Albano
Location of Colloredo di Monte Albano in Italy
Coordinates: 46°10′N 13°8′E / 46.167°N 13.133°E / 46.167; 13.133Coordinates: 46°10′N 13°8′E / 46.167°N 13.133°E / 46.167; 13.133
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Udine (UD)
Frazioni Caporiacco, Mels
Government
 • Mayor Luca Ovan
Area
 • Total 21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 218 m (715 ft)
Population (28 February 2017)[1]
 • Total 2,205
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Colloredani
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 33010
Dialing code 0432
Patron saint St. Blaise
Saint day 3 February
Website Official website

Colloredo di Monte Albano (Friulian: Colorêt di Montalban) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 14 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Udine.

Colloredo di Monte Albano borders the following municipalities: Buja, Cassacco, Fagagna, Majano, Moruzzo, Pagnacco, Rive d'Arcano, Treppo Grande, Tricesimo.

The 19th century writer Ippolito Nievo lived and wrote his novels in the castle of Colloredo (still now property of the Nievo counts).

History[edit]

Starting from the 11th century, it was a fief of the Viscounts of Mels, who had received it from the Counts of Tyorl.

In 1420, together will all Friuli, the hamlet was acquired by the Republic of Venice.

In 1976 the town was severly damaged by the Friuli earthquake.

References[edit]

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