Savogna d'Isonzo

Savogna d'Isonzo - Sovodnje ob Soči
Sovodnje ob Soči
Comune di Savogna d'Isonzo - Občina Sovodnje ob Soči

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Savogna d'Isonzo - Sovodnje ob Soči

Location of Savogna d'Isonzo - Sovodnje ob Soči in Italy

Coordinates: 45°55′N 13°35′E / 45.917°N 13.583°E / 45.917; 13.583
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province / Metropolitan city Gorizia (GO)
Frazioni Gabria-Gabrje, Peci-Peč, Rubbia-Rubije, Rupa, San Michele del Carso-Vrh sv. Mihaela
  Mayor Alenka Florenin
  Total 16.4 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Elevation 235 m (771 ft)
Population (2014[1][2])
  Total 1,744
  Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34070
Dialing code 0481

Savogna d'Isonzo (Slovene: Sovodnje ob Soči) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Gorizia in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) southwest of Gorizia, on the border with Slovenia. The name of the village comes from the Slovene word sovodnje, which means confluence. Near Savogna, in fact, the Vipava river flows into the Isonzo at the conjunction of the Karst Plateau and the Vipava Valley.

Ethnic composition

92% of the population was of Slovene ethnicity according to the Italian census of 1971.[3]

Main sights

Twin towns


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT". ISTAT. ISTAT. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
  3. Thomas, Lee; Lokar A. (1977) Socioeconomic structure of the Slovene population in Italy, Slovene Studies Journal, Chicago, Illinois, p.28.

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