San Bonifacio

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
Comune di San Bonifacio

Coat of arms
Location of San Bonifacio
San Bonifacio
Location of San Bonifacio in Italy
San Bonifacio
San Bonifacio (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°24′N 11°17′E
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceVerona (VR)
FrazioniLobia, Locara, Prova, Villabella, Villanova
Government
  MayorGiampaolo Provoli
Area
  Total33.79 km2 (13.05 sq mi)
Elevation
31 m (102 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2015[2])[3]
  Total21,284
  Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sambonifacesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37047, 37040 frazioni
Dialing code045
WebsiteOfficial website

San Bonifacio borders the following municipalities: Arcole, Belfiore, Gambellara, Lonigo, Monteforte d'Alpone, and Soave.

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)

People

Economy

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).[4]

Transport

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.
  4. History of Perlini Equipment



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