Sesto al Reghena

Sesto al Reghena (Friulian: Siest) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located in the lower Friulian-Venetian plain about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Pordenone.

Sesto al Reghena

Siest  (Friulian)
Comune di Sesto al Reghena
The main gate of the abbey of Santa Maria in Sylvis.

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Location of Sesto al Reghena
Sesto al Reghena
Location of Sesto al Reghena in Italy
Sesto al Reghena
Sesto al Reghena (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 45°51′N 12°49′E
CountryItaly
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
ProvincePordenone (PN)
FrazioniBagnarola, Ramuscello, Marignana
Government
  MayorIvo Chiarot
Area
  Total40.5 km2 (15.6 sq mi)
Elevation
13 m (43 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2012)[2]
  Total6,393
  Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33079-33071-33070-33073
Dialing code0434
WebsiteOfficial website

Sesto al Reghena borders the following municipalities: Chions, Cinto Caomaggiore, Cordovado, Gruaro, Morsano al Tagliamento, San Vito al Tagliamento.

Main sights

Sights include the abbey of Santa Maria in Sylvis, a Benedictine monastery built in the 8th century.

Other

Villa Freschi

Venetian villa from the 18th century in the locality of Ramuscello.[3]

All Saint´s Church

Parish church from the 1300 located in Bagnarola.[4]

The fountain of Venchiaredo

Literary place in Friuli, celebrated by Italian writer Ippolito Nievo and rediscovered by Italian poet Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Church of Saint Peter

Originally medieval small church with a fresco of the fifteenth century portraying the Vergin Mary, Jesus and Saint Sebastian.

Small Church of Saint Antony of Padua.

Main article : Small Church of St. Anthony of Padua ( Sesto al Reghena)

Catholic Church located in a private property also used as an art space of Art Aia - Creatives / In / Residence.

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. "Comune di Sesto al Reghena". sac2.halleysac.it. Retrieved 2019-07-02.
  4. masterlineitaly. "Sesto al Reghena". I Borghi più Belli d'Italia. Retrieved 2019-07-02.


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