Porcia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia

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Porcia
Città di Porcia
Clock tower in Porcia.
Clock tower in Porcia.
Location of Porcia
Porcia is located in Italy
Porcia
Porcia
Location of Porcia in Italy
Porcia is located in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Porcia
Porcia
Porcia (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 45°58′N 12°37′E / 45.967°N 12.617°E / 45.967; 12.617Coordinates: 45°58′N 12°37′E / 45.967°N 12.617°E / 45.967; 12.617
CountryItaly
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
ProvincePordenone (PN)
FrazioniPalse, Pieve, Rondover, Rorai Piccolo, Sant'Antonio, Spinazzedo, Talponedo
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe Gaiarin
Area
 • Total29.5 km2 (11.4 sq mi)
Elevation
29 m (95 ft)
Population
(30 April 2008)[1]
 • Total15,142
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Purliliesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33080
Dialing code0434
Patron saintSt. George
Saint dayApril 23
WebsiteOfficial website

Porcia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of Pordenone.

Main sights[edit]

  • The castle, residence from the 12th century of the Porcia family.
  • Torre dell'Orologio (Watch Tower)
  • Villa Correr-Dolfin (late 17th-early 18th centuries)
  • Church of St. George, known from 1262. It has a 44-metre (144 ft) standing unfinished bell tower.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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

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