San Vito al Tagliamento

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San Vito al Tagliamento
Comune
Comune di San Vito al Tagliamento
Coat of arms of San Vito al Tagliamento
Coat of arms
San Vito al Tagliamento is located in Italy
San Vito al Tagliamento
San Vito al Tagliamento
Location of San Vito al Tagliamento in Italy
Coordinates: 45°54′N 12°52′E / 45.900°N 12.867°E / 45.900; 12.867Coordinates: 45°54′N 12°52′E / 45.900°N 12.867°E / 45.900; 12.867
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province / Metropolitan city Pordenone (PN)
Frazioni Carbona, Gleris, Ligugnana, Madonna di Rosa, Prodolone, Rosa, Savorgnano
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Di Bisceglie (PD, Progetto Insieme San Vito)
Area
 • Total 60.88 km2 (23.51 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 15 106
Demonym(s) Sanvitesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33078
Dialing code 0434
Patron saint Saint Vito
Saint day June 15
Website Official website

San Vito al Tagliamento is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Pordenone.

Main sights[edit]

It is a medieval town on the right bank of the Tagliamento river.

The main attractions are:

Twin towns[edit]

San Vito al Tagliamento is twinned with:

People[edit]

Curiosity[edit]

  • The marriage of Prime Minister Pietro Badoglio was celebrated in San Vito al Tagliamento.
  • Benito Mussolini's brother taught in San Vito al Tagliamento for several years. First at Gleris and later at Falcon-Vial's institute.
  • In San Vito al Tagliamento, it is possible to find the miraculous painting about "Madonna di Rosa" crowned by Pope Leo XIII "Queen and protectress of Tagliamento and his inhabitants".
  • In the yard in front of Ligugnana's church there is the sculpture of Saint Lawrence, sculpted by Pierino Sam (1921-2010).

References[edit]

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

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