- Soncino, Italy
img_coa = Soncino-Stemma.gif
official_name = Comune di Soncino
name = Soncino
Province of Cremona(CR)
area_total_km2 = 45.3
population_total = 7440
population_density_km2 = 164
timezone = CET, UTC+1
coordinates = coord|45|24|N|9|52|E|type:city(7,440)_region:IT
frazioni = Gallignano, Isengo, Villacampagna
telephone = 0374
postalcode = 26029
gentilic = Soncinesi
saint = St. Martin
mayor = Francesco Pedretti
website = [http://sito.rup.cr.it/comune.soncino/ sito.rup.cr.it/comune.soncino/]
mapy = 9.8667
mapx = 45.4000
Soncino is a "
comune" (municipality) in the Province of Cremonain the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60 km east of Milanand about 30 km northwest of Cremona. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,440 and an area of 45.3 km².All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.]
Soncino borders the following municipalities:
Casaletto di Sopra, Cumignano sul Naviglio, Fontanella, Genivolta, Orzinuovi, Roccafranca, Ticengo, Torre Pallavicina, Villachiara.
*The famous, well-preserved Castle ("Rocca Sforzesca"), built in
1473for Galeazzo Maria Sforza. It has three round and a square towers. It has been chosen as set for movies like " Ladyhawke" and " Il mestiere delle armi".
*The church of "San Giacomo" and the annxed former Dominican convent, with an octagonal pending tower.
*The church of "Santa Maria Assunta" (12th century).
*The Town Hall with the Civic Tower.
*The "Casa degli Stampatori" ("Printers' House"), where, in 1488, the first complete Jewish Bible in the world was printed.
*The Renaissance "Santa Maria delle Grazie", with a fine interior.
Colors= id:lightgrey value:gray(0.9) id:darkgrey value:gray(0.8) id:sfondo value:rgb(1,1,1) id:barra value:rgb(0.6,0.7,0.8)
ImageSize = width:455 height:303PlotArea = left:50 bottom:50 top:30 right:30DateFormat = x.yPeriod = from:0 till:11000TimeAxis = orientation:verticalAlignBars = justifyScaleMajor = gridcolor:darkgrey increment:2000 start:0ScaleMinor = gridcolor:lightgrey increment:500 start:0BackgroundColors = canvas:sfondo
BarData= bar:1861 text:1861 bar:1871 text:1871 bar:1881 text:1881 bar:1901 text:1901 bar:1911 text:1911 bar:1921 text:1921 bar:1931 text:1931 bar:1936 text:1936 bar:1951 text:1951 bar:1961 text:1961 bar:1971 text:1971 bar:1981 text:1981 bar:1991 text:1991 bar:2001 text:2001
PlotData= color:barra width:20 align:left
bar:1861 from: 0 till:6944 bar:1871 from: 0 till:7343 bar:1881 from: 0 till:7534 bar:1901 from: 0 till:8136 bar:1911 from: 0 till:9663 bar:1921 from: 0 till:10398 bar:1931 from: 0 till:9927 bar:1936 from: 0 till:9556 bar:1951 from: 0 till:9689 bar:1961 from: 0 till:8260 bar:1971 from: 0 till:7265 bar:1981 from: 0 till:7293 bar:1991 from: 0 till:7215 bar:2001 from: 0 till:7312
bar:1861 at:6944 fontsize:XS text: 6944 shift:(-8,5) bar:1871 at:7343 fontsize:XS text: 7343 shift:(-8,5) bar:1881 at:7534 fontsize:XS text: 7534 shift:(-8,5) bar:1901 at:8136 fontsize:XS text: 8136 shift:(-8,5) bar:1911 at:9663 fontsize:XS text: 9663 shift:(-8,5) bar:1921 at:10398 fontsize:XS text: 10398 shift:(-8,5) bar:1931 at:9927 fontsize:XS text: 9927 shift:(-8,5) bar:1936 at:9556 fontsize:XS text: 9556 shift:(-8,5) bar:1951 at:9689 fontsize:XS text: 9689 shift:(-8,5) bar:1961 at:8260 fontsize:XS text: 8260 shift:(-8,5) bar:1971 at:7265 fontsize:XS text: 7265 shift:(-8,5) bar:1981 at:7293 fontsize:XS text: 7293 shift:(-8,5) bar:1991 at:7215 fontsize:XS text: 7215 shift:(-8,5) bar:2001 at:7312 fontsize:XS text: 7312 shift:(-8,5)
TextData= fontsize:S pos:(20,20) text:Data from ISTAT
* [http://www.prolocosoncino.it/ Pro Loco di Soncino]
* [http://www.castrumsoncini.com/ Castrum Soncini] (More information about Soncino)
* [http://www.comune.soncino.cr.it/ Comune di Soncino]
* [http://sito.rup.cr.it/comune.soncino/ sito.rup.cr.it/comune.soncino/]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Soncino (Italy) — Hotels: Glam Hotel (Soncino) … International hotels
Soncino — may refer to*Soncino, Italy, a city of the province of Cremona in Italy *Battle of Soncino, fought in March 1431 *Soncino family (printers), a family of Jewish printers, originally from Soncino, active 1484 1547. *Soncino Press, a present day… … Wikipedia
Soncino, Israel — (d. 1492) Italian printer. He was a physician. He set up a Hebrew press in Soncino, Italy with his son. They produced a tractate of the Talmud in 1484. Later they produced a complete Hebrew Bible with illustrations. Moving to various towns in… … Dictionary of Jewish Biography
SONCINO — SONCINO, family of Hebrew printers active in Italy, Turkey, and Egypt in the 15th and 16th centuries. The Soncino family originated in Germany and claimed among their ancestors Moses of Speyer, mentioned in the tosafot by eliezer of touques (13th … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Soncino Press — is a Jewish publishing company based in the United Kingdom that has published a variety of books of Jewish interest, most notably English translations and commentaries to the Talmud and Hebrew Bible. The Soncino Hebrew Bible and Talmud… … Wikipedia
SONCINO, JOSHUA — (d. 1569), rabbi and halakhic authority; a scion of the famous soncino family from Italy, some of whose descendants settled in Turkey. Soncino was the rabbi of the Sephardi Great Synagogue (Sinagoga Mayor) in Constantinople. In one of his… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Soncino family (printers) — The Soncino family is an Italian family of printers, deriving its name from the town of Soncino in the duchy of Milan. It traces its descent through a Moses of Fürth, who is mentioned in 1455, back to a certain Moses of Speyer, of the middle of… … Wikipedia
Soncino — (I5–16th century) Family of Hebrew printers. The family took their name from the small town of Soncino in northern Italy, where they came to settle from Germany in 1454. Israel Nathan (d. 1492?), a physician, set up a Hebrew press in the town… … Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament
Glam Hotel (Soncino) — Glam Hotel country: Italy, city: Soncino (Soncino) Glam Hotel The Glam Hotel lies in the heart of the Lombardy plain, between the Oglio and Adda rivers, near the charming old village of Soncino. This city is renowned for its fortified castle and… … International hotels
Paola Elisabetta Cerioli — Saint Paola Elisabetta Cerioli Mother Born January 28, 1816(1816 01 28) Socino, Italy Died December 24, 1865(1865 12 24) (aged 49) Comonte, Italy Honored in … Wikipedia