Moimacco

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Moimacco
Comune di Moimacco
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Moimacco
Moimacco (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 46°6′N13°23′E / 46.100°N 13.383°E / 46.100; 13.383
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Province of Udine (UD)
Frazioni Bottenicco
Government
  MayorManolo Sicco
Area
[1]
  Total11.82 km2 (4.56 sq mi)
Elevation
121 m (397 ft)
Population
 (March 2009) [2]
  Total1,638
  Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Moimacchesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33040
Dialing code 0432
Patron saintSt. Mary of the Assumption
Saint day15 August
Website Official website
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San Giovanni church

Moimacco (Friulian : Muimans) is small a town in the province of Udine, situated a few kilometres west of Cividale del Friuli, 121 metres (397 ft) above sea level, in the north-east corner of Italy.

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History

Located at the intersection of important trade routes, legend says that Moimacco was funded by an officer of the Roman army named Mommeius (or Mumius). Since its origins the economy of the village was tied to the neighboring center of Cividale.

Economy

Today, Moimacco's industrial district provides jobs for workers commuting from close by cities. A few small farms are present as well.

Main sights

Places of interest are the churches of S. Maria Assunta, San Giovanni and San Donato, the noble villas De Claricini and De Puppi, with splendid gardens and art collections.

Food

Frico is a cheese and potatoes, or sometimes only cheese, pan fried pie. Other local products include salami and the cheese Montasio.




  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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