Paluzza

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Paluzza
Comune di Paluzza
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Paluzza
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Paluzza
Paluzza (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 46°32′N13°1′E / 46.533°N 13.017°E / 46.533; 13.017 Coordinates: 46°32′N13°1′E / 46.533°N 13.017°E / 46.533; 13.017
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Udine (UD)
Frazioni Casteons, Cleulis, Naunina, Rivo, Timau
Government
  MayorMassimo Mentil
Area
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  Total69.75 km2 (26.93 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2017 [2] ) [3]
  Total2,158
  Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Paluzzani
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33026
Dialing code 0433
Website Official website
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The Church of Santa Maria

Paluzza (Friulian : Paluce) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Geography

It is located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northwest of Udine, in the historic Carnia region of Friuli, close to the border with Austria at Plöcken Pass (Italian : Passo di Monte Croce Carnico).

Paluzza borders the following municipalities: Arta Terme, Cercivento, Comeglians, Forni Avoltri, Kötschach-Mauthen (Austria), Lesachtal (Austria), Paularo, Ravascletto, Rigolato, Sutrio, Treppo Ligosullo. The municipal area comprises the frazioni of Casteons, Cleulis, Englaro, Naunina, Rivo, and Timau (German : Tischelwang), where a particular variant of the Southern Bavarian dialect is spoken.

Sights include the Torre Moscarda, a surviving structure of a castle (Castrum Moscardum) built here by the Patriarch of Aquileia Gregorio di Montelongo; nearby are remains of ancient Roman and World War I fortifications.

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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.