Tolmezzo (Flemish Tumieç, German Tolmein, Slovene Tolmeč, Latin Tulmetium, outdated Schönfeld) is a town on the river Tagliamento in Friuli with 10,440 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2015). The urban area covers 65.69 km² and is located at 323 m s.l.m .. Tolmezzo is the capital of the historic region of Carnia.