Spilimbergo

Spilimbergo (German: Spengenberg; Friulian: Spilimberc or Spilinberc) is a town with a population of 11,635 located northeast of Venice in the province of Pordenone in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, northern Italy. The town is notable as the home of the Mosaic School of Friuli (Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli), which was founded in 1922 and has students from all over the world.

Spilimbergo
Città di Spilimbergo
Cathedral

Coat of arms
Location of Spilimbergo
Spilimbergo
Location of Spilimbergo in Italy
Spilimbergo
Spilimbergo (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 46°07′N 12°53′E
CountryItaly
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
ProvincePordenone (PN)
FrazioniBarbeano, Baseglia, Gaio, Gradisca, Istrago, Tauriano, Vacile
Government
  MayorRenzo Francesconi
Area
  Total72 km2 (28 sq mi)
Elevation
132 m (433 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2010)[2]
  Total12,168
  Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Spilimberghesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33097
Dialing code0427
Patron saintSt. Roch
Saint dayAugust 16
WebsiteOfficial website

Main sights

  • City walls and towers
  • Cathedral (13th century)
  • Castle, attested in 1120 but destroyed by a fire in 1511

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