|Comune di Scorzè|
|Metropolitan city||Venice (VE)|
|Frazioni||Cappella, Gardigiano, Peseggia, Rio San Martino|
|• Total||33 km2 (13 sq mi)|
|Elevation||16 m (52 ft)|
|Population (February 2018)|
|• Density||570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||Saint Benedict|
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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