Colognola ai Colli

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Colognola ai Colli
Comune di Colognola ai Colli
Vines in Colognola
Vines in Colognola
Location of Colognola ai Colli
Colognola ai Colli is located in Italy
Colognola ai Colli
Colognola ai Colli
Location of Colognola ai Colli in Italy
Colognola ai Colli is located in Veneto
Colognola ai Colli
Colognola ai Colli
Colognola ai Colli (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°26′N 11°12′E / 45.433°N 11.200°E / 45.433; 11.200Coordinates: 45°26′N 11°12′E / 45.433°N 11.200°E / 45.433; 11.200
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceVerona (VR)
FrazioniMonte con Villa (comune seat), San Zeno, Pieve, Stra e San Vittore
Government
 • MayorClaudio Carcereri De Prati
Area
 • Total20.9 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total8,699
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Colognolesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37030
Dialing code045
Patron saintSt. Blaise
Saint dayFebruary 3
WebsiteOfficial website

Colognola ai Colli is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) west of Venice and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Verona.

Colognola ai Colli borders the following municipalities: Belfiore, Caldiero, Cazzano di Tramigna, Illasi, Lavagno, and Soave.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of Santa Maria della Pieve (12th century). It was originally a temple devoted to the Roman god Mercury.

Main products[edit]

  • 'Wines: Valpolicella DOC, Amarone DOC and Recioto Soave DOC
  • "Bisi" (Peas): this product makes Colognola ai Colli famous all over the province of Verona. Every year in May, there is a festival dedicated to Colognola's peas: "La Sagra dei Bisi". The typical dish is called 'Risi e bisi', risotto with peas.

Sister city[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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