|Comune di Scorzè|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Venice (VE)|
|Frazioni||Cappella, Gardigiano, Peseggia, Rio San Martino|
|• Total||33 km2 (13 sq mi)|
|Elevation||16 m (52 ft)|
|Population (28 February 2007)|
|• Density||570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Saint Benedict|
Scorzè is a big town and comune in the province of Venice, in the Italian region of Veneto, located about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southwest of Treviso and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Venice.
As of 2010 Scorzè had an estimated population of 19,798. The streets SR515 and SR245 intersect in the town.
In the Middle Ages, the town was a centre for leather tanning, and the tanners (scorzeri) gave the town its name. It is first mentioned by Pope Eugene III in a Papal bull of 1152. In 1338 it was annexed by Venice, and in 1815 it became part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
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