Possagno

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Possagno
Comune di Possagno
Museo Canoviano, dedicated to the work of Antonio Canova
Museo Canoviano, dedicated to the work of Antonio Canova
Location of Possagno
Possagno is located in Italy
Possagno
Possagno
Location of Possagno in Italy
Possagno is located in Veneto
Possagno
Possagno
Possagno (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°51′N 11°53′E / 45.850°N 11.883°E / 45.850; 11.883Coordinates: 45°51′N 11°53′E / 45.850°N 11.883°E / 45.850; 11.883
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceProvince of Treviso (TV)
Area
 • Total12.1 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Elevation
335 m (1,099 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total2,154
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Possagnotti
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
31054
Dialing code0423
WebsiteOfficial website

Possagno is a comune in the Province of Treviso, in the Italian region Veneto. It is located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northwest of Venice and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Treviso. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,154 and an area of 12.1 square kilometres (4.7 sq mi).[3]

Possagno borders the following municipalities: Alano di Piave, Castelcucco, Cavaso del Tomba, Paderno del Grappa.

Antonio Canova (1757-1822), the great neoclassical sculptor was born in Possagno. He chose to erect the Tempio Canoviano in the city, a structure he designed, financed, and partly-built himself.[4] The temple has become one of the city's landmarks.

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  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.
  4. ^ Jean Martineau & Andrew Robinson, The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century. Yale University Press, 1994. Print.

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