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Province of Treviso
Provincia di Treviso
—  Province  —
Cathedral of Treviso.
Map highlighting the location of the province of Treviso in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Veneto
Capital(s) Treviso
Comuni 95
Government
 • President Stefano Marcon
Area
 • Total 2,479.83 km2 (957.47 sq mi)
Population (30 June 2020)
 • Total 885,616
 • Density 360/km2 (920/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 31100, 31010-31023, 31025-31040, 31043-31059
Telephone prefix 0421, 0422, 0423, 0438
Vehicle registration TV
ISTAT 026
Website provincia.treviso.it

The Province of Treviso (Italian: Provincia di Treviso) is a province in the Veneto region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Treviso. The province is surrounded by Belluno in the north, Vicenza in the west, Padua in southwest, Venice in the southeast and Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the east. The river Piave passes through the province while the rivers Sile and Cagnan pass through the capital.[1] The province's nickname is La Marca Trevigiana. It has a prosperous economy and is an important producer of wine.[2] It encompasses an area of 750 square miles.[3]

The province of Treviso was established by the Celts but flourished under Romans before it was subjugated to Hun, Ostrogoth, and Lombard control.[4] During Roman rule, the province was called Tarvisium.[1] During the first World War the province was badly damaged by the Army of Austria.[5]

The province has a total population of about 900,000 As of 2016. There are 95 municipalities in the province.[1] The Marathon of Saint Anthony is a popular happening in the province's city Vedelago. It is an annual event organised on the last Sunday of April. The race starts from the city and ends in Padua. On their way the runners pass through eight different towns.[6] Furniture, sport systems, textile, wine, shoes and machinery are some of the major commercial products in the province.[7]

Montello Peak is located in the province. The plateau of Cansiglio was given the name-Woods of the Most Serene Republic because it supplied wood for making many Venetian ships.[8]

Main sights[]

Sights in Treviso include the Piazza dei Signori and the Palazzo dei Trecento.

Barchessa di Villa Pola Pomini, Ca’ Corner della Regina and Villa Emo are located near Vedelago. Churches include the Cathedral of Castelfranco Veneto. The Rotonda in Badoere is also another tourist attraction.[8] Northern Marca, Conegliano and Valdobbiadene are well known for their vineyards. Due to the presence of varying landscapes, Asolo is called "the city of a hundred landscapes."[8]

Municipalities[]

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Municipality Population
Treviso 85,760
Conegliano 35,276
Castelfranco Veneto 33,608
Montebelluna 31,459
Vittorio Veneto 27,980
Mogliano Veneto 27,824
Paese 22,068
Oderzo 20,645
Villorba 19,946
Preganziol 17,158
Vedelago 16,737
Roncade 14,684
Casale sul Sile 13,157
Ponzano Veneto 13,034
San Biagio di Callalta 13,012
Spresiano 12,417
Pieve di Soligo 11,955
Susegana 11,832
Casier 11,409
Carbonera 11,318
Riese Pio X 11,037
Motta di Livenza 10,852
Trevignano 10,752
Valdobbiadene 10,259

References[]

Sources[]

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Coordinates: 45°40′20″N 12°14′32″E / 45.67222, 12.24222


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