Monteforte d'Alpone

Monteforte d'Alpone 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.

Monteforte d'Alpone
Comune di Monteforte d'Alpone

Coat of arms
Location of Monteforte d'Alpone
Monteforte d'Alpone
Location of Monteforte d'Alpone in Italy
Monteforte d'Alpone
Monteforte d'Alpone (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°25′N 11°17′E
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceVerona (VR)
FrazioniBrognoligo, Costalunga, Sarmazza
Government
  MayorCarlo Tessari
Area
  Total20.4 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Population
 (1 October 2010[2])[3]
  Total8,509
  Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montefortiani or Montefortesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37032
Dialing code045
WebsiteOfficial website

Monteforte d'Alpone borders the following municipalities: Gambellara, Montecchia di Crosara, San Bonifacio, and Soave. The economy is based on the production of wine.

Main sights

  • Church (Oratory) of St. Anthony (13th century)
  • Church of the Capuchins (14th century)
  • Church of Santa Croce (14th century)
  • Bishops Palace (15th century), built by bishop of Venice Ermolao Barbaro on design by Michele da Caravaggio. It has a chapel with a fresco by Francesco Torbido (1534)
  • Palazzo Durlo-Montanari (15th century)

References

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.


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