Duino-Aurisina

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Duino-Aurisina
Devin Nabrežina
Comune
Comune di Duino Aurisina / Občina Devin-Nabrežina

Coat of arms
Duino-Aurisina is located in Italy
Duino-Aurisina
Duino-Aurisina
Location o Duino-Aurisina in Italy
Coordinates: 45°44′N 13°45′E / 45.733°N 13.750°E / 45.733; 13.750
Kintra Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Trieste (TS)
Frazioni See leet
Government
 • Mayor Vladimir Kukanja (Centre-Left)
Area
 • Total 45.17 km2 (17.44 sq mi)
Elevation 144 m (472 ft)
Population (31 Mey 2007)
 • Total 8,733
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Demonym Duinati (Devinčani), Aurisiniani (Nabrežinci)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34011
Diallin code 040
Patron saunt Saint Roch
Saunt day 16 August
Website Offeecial wabsteid
Fauntain an castle Duino
Peninsula near castle Duino

Duino-Aurisina (Slovenie: Devin-Nabrežina, German: Tybein-Nabreschin) is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Trieste in the Italian region o Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Lyin near the border wi Slovenie, it haes a substantial Slovene population. It is namit bi the twa major dounsets, Duino (Devin) an Aurisina (Nabrežina).

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun lees on the Adriatic coast aboot 15 km northwast o Trieste, on the border wi Slovenie.

Duino-Aurisina borders the follaein municipalities: Komen (Slovenie), Doberdò del Lago, Monfalcone, Sežana (Slovenie), Sgonico, Trieste.

Famous residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

Slovene writer Alojz Rebula wis born in San Pelagio, while the Slovene poet Igo Gruden wis born in Aurisina. The Slovenie economist Ivan Ples wis born in Duino, whaur the componer Andrej Volarič livit an aw.

The poet Rainer Maria Rilke began his Duino Elegies while stayin at Duino castle in 1912.

The pheesicist Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann spent his last year, 1906 in Duino.

Pairishes[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality o Duino-Aurisina conteens the frazioni (subdiveesions, mainly veelages an hamlets). This leet shows Italian names wi Slovenie names in brackets: Aurisina (till the rise o fascism Nabresina) (Nabrežina), Ceroglie (Cerovlje), Duino (Devin), Malchina (Mavhinje), Medeazza (Medja vas), Precenico (Prečnik), Prepotto (Praprot), San Pelagio (Šempolaj), San Giovanni di Duino (Štivan), Sistiana (Sesljan), Slivia (Slivno), Ternova Piccola (Trnovca), Villaggio del Pescatore (Ribiško naselje), Visogliano (Vižovlje), Aurisina S. Croce (Nabrežina Križ), Aurisina Cave (Nabrežina Kamnolomi), Aurisina Stazione (Nabrežina Postaja) an Aurisina Centro (Nabrežina).

Demographic evolution[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 31 December 2004, it haed a population o 8,815 an a aurie o 45.2 km². Accordin tae the 1971 census, 37,5% o the population (mainly in an aroond Aurisina) belangs tae the Slovene ethnic group an aboot 60% tae the Italian ethnic group (mainly in Duino an Sistiana) [1]

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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