Moimacco

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Moimacco
Comune di Moimacco
Coat of arms of Moimacco
Coat of arms
Location of Moimacco
Moimacco is located in Italy
Moimacco
Moimacco
Location of Moimacco in Italy
Moimacco is located in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Moimacco
Moimacco
Moimacco (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 46°6′N 13°23′E / 46.100°N 13.383°E / 46.100; 13.383
CountryItaly
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
ProvinceProvince of Udine (UD)
FrazioniBottenicco
Government
 • MayorManolo Sicco
Area
 • Total11.82 km2 (4.56 sq mi)
Elevation
121 m (397 ft)
Population
(March 2009)
 • Total1,638
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Moimacchesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33040
Dialing code0432
Patron saintSt. Mary of the Assumption
Saint day15 August
WebsiteOfficial website
San Giovanni church

Moimacco (Friulian: Muimans) is small a town in the province of Udine, situated a few kilometres west of Cividale del Friuli, 121 metres (397 ft) above sea level, in the north-east corner of Italy.

History[edit]

Located at the intersection of important trade routes, legend says that Moimacco was funded by an officer of the Roman army named Mommeius (or Mumius). Since its origins the economy of the village was tied to the neighboring center of Cividale.

Economy[edit]

Today, Moimacco's industrial district provides jobs for workers commuting from close by cities. A few small farms are present as well.

Main sights[edit]

Places of interest are the churches of S. Maria Assunta, San Giovanni and San Donato, the noble villas De Claricini and De Puppi, with splendid gardens and art collections.

Food[edit]

Frico is a cheese and potatoes, or sometimes only cheese, pan fried pie. Other local products include salami and the cheese Montasio.