San Bonifacio

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San Bonifacio
Comune di San Bonifacio
Coat of arms of San Bonifacio
Coat of arms
San Bonifacio is located in Italy
San Bonifacio
San Bonifacio
Location of San Bonifacio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°24′N 11°17′E / 45.400°N 11.283°E / 45.400; 11.283
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province / Metropolitan city Verona (VR)
Frazioni Lobia, Locara, Prova, Villabella, Villanova
 • Mayor Antonio Casu
 • Total 33.9 km2 (13.1 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (31 October 2009[1])
 • Total 20,209
 • Density 600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sambonifacesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 37047, 37040 frazioni
Dialing code 045
Website Official website

San Bonifacio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of Venice and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Verona.

San Bonifacio borders the following municipalities: Arcole, Belfiore, Gambellara, Lonigo, Monteforte d'Alpone, and Soave.

Main sights[edit]

  • Abbey of St. Peter, founded in the 7th century. It is a Romanesque church with an apse and two aisles. Notable are the crypt and the imposing bell tower, dating to 1131.
  • Cathedral (12th century, but mostly rebuilt in 1437)
  • Church of St. Abondius (15th century)

Famous people[edit]


Perlini International SpA was established in San Bonifacio in 1957 by Robert Perlini. Today Perlini is a major employer with its two main truck manufacturing plants occupying an area of 130,000 square metres (1,400,000 sq ft).[2]



  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ History of Perlini Equipment

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