World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

San Bonifacio

Article Id: WHEBN0006552569
Reproduction Date:

Title: San Bonifacio  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Davide Rebellin, Germano Mosconi, Monteforte d'Alpone, Soave, Liga Veneta Repubblica
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

San Bonifacio

San Bonifacio
Comune
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:
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Verona (VR)
Frazioni Lobia, Locara, Prova, Villabella, Villanova
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Casu
Area
 • 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 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.

Contents

  • Main sights 1
  • Famous people 2
  • Industry 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Main sights

  • 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

Industry

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]


References

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

External links

  • Official website



This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.