Cormons, Province of Gorizia, Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, Italy
The main economic and cultural center of the Collio area, Cormons is rich of monuments of the Habsburg domination. It is situated at the foot of the Quarin mount, near the remains of a Roman settlement and a medieval castle destroyed by the Venetians in the 16th century.
Altitude: 56 m a.s.l -- Population: about 7600 inhabitants -- Zip/postal code: 34071 -- Phone Area Code: 0481 -- Patron Saint: St. Adalberto celebrated on 23rd April Frazioni & Localities: Angoris, Borgnano, Brazzano, Giassico, San Rocco di Brazzano, Novali, Castelletto, Plessiva, Povia, Fornaci, Roncada, Monticello di Cormons
It was contended between the patriarchs of Aquileia and the counts of Gorizia, who finally obtained the place in the late 13th century. Until WWI it was included in the Austro-hungarian empire, and from 1866 to 1915 was a frontier place with the reign of Italy.
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