Pieve di Soligo

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Pieve di Soligo
Comune
Comune di Pieve di Soligo
The Soligo river flows through the centre of Pieve di Soligo.
The Soligo river flows through the centre of Pieve di Soligo.
Coat of arms of Pieve di Soligo
Coat of arms
Pieve di Soligo is located in Italy
Pieve di Soligo
Pieve di Soligo
Location of Pieve di Soligo in Italy
Coordinates: 45°53′N 12°10′E / 45.883°N 12.167°E / 45.883; 12.167
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province / Metropolitan city Treviso (TV)
Frazioni Barbisano, Solighetto
Government
 • Mayor Fabio Sforza
Area
 • Total 19 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 132 m (433 ft)
Population (31 December 2008)[1]
 • Total 12,096
 • Density 640/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pievigini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 31053
Dialing code 0438
Patron saint St. Mary Magdalene
Saint day 22 July
Website Official website

Pieve di Soligo is a town with a population of 12,096 inhabitants.[1] It located at the northern province of Treviso, near the border with the province of Belluno in Veneto, Italy. "Pieve" means "Parish church".[2]

Notable people[edit]

  • Antonio Bellucci (Pieve di Soligo, 1654 – Pieve di Soligo, 1726), painter.
  • Fausto Braga (Lozzo Atestino, 1864 – Pieve di Soligo, 1932), puppeteer.
  • Toti Dal Monte (Mogliano Veneto, 27 June 1893 – Pieve di Soligo, 26 January 1975), soprano.
  • Sabrina Donadel (Pieve di Soligo, 15 June 1970), journalist.
  • Francesco Fabbri (Pieve di Soligo, 15 August 1921 – 20 January 1977), politician.
  • Silvio Padoin (Pieve di Soligo, 11 April, 1930), bishop.
  • Emilia Salvioni (Bologna, 2 April 1895 – Bologna, 4 June 1968), writer.
  • Giuseppe Toniolo (Treviso, 6 March 1845 – Pisa, 7 October 1918), economist.
  • Andrea Zanzotto (Pieve di Soligo, 10 October 1921 – 18 October 2011), poet.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  2. ^ Translation of "pieve".
Church of the Holy Assumption in Pieve di Soligo