Thiene

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Thiene
Comune di Thiene
Palazzo Porto Colleoni Thiene (also known as The Castle of Thiene).
Palazzo Porto Colleoni Thiene (also known as The Castle of Thiene).
Location of Thiene
Thiene is located in Italy
Thiene
Thiene
Location of Thiene in Italy
Thiene is located in Veneto
Thiene
Thiene
Thiene (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°42′30″N 11°28′40″E / 45.70833°N 11.47778°E / 45.70833; 11.47778Coordinates: 45°42′30″N 11°28′40″E / 45.70833°N 11.47778°E / 45.70833; 11.47778
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceVicenza (VI)
FrazioniBorgo Lampertico, Rozzampia, Santo
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Casarotto
Area
 • Total19.7 km2 (7.6 sq mi)
Elevation
147 m (482 ft)
Population
(January 1, 2014)[1]
 • Total23,927
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Thienesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
36016
Dialing code0445
Patron saintSaint Cajetan of Thiene
Saint dayAugust 7
WebsiteOfficial website

Thiene (Italian: [ˈtjɛːne])[needs Venetian IPA] is a city and comune in the province of Vicenza, in northern Italy, located approximately 75 kilometres (47 mi) west of Venice and 200 kilometres (120 mi) east of Milan.

The city has an active and lively industrial sector, composed mainly of small to medium-sized companies.

The Centro Europeo per i Mestieri del Patrimonio is located at Villa Fabris.

This wealthy community has recently been the destination of numerous immigrants, primarily from Morocco, Asia and Central Europe.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Of ancient Roman origin, it was acquired by the Visconti of Padua in the Middle Ages. Later it was a free commune, and subsequently part of the Republic of Venice.

Economy[edit]

Once Volare Group had its head office in Thiene.[2]

Main sights[edit]

Landmarks include:

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ GeoDemo - Istat.it
  2. ^ "Contact us." Volareweb.com. Retrieved on 8 February 2011. "HEADQUARTER Corso Garibaldi, 186 - 36016 Thiene (VI) - ITALY."

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