Ravenna

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Ravenna
Comune
Comune di Ravenna
Piazza del Popolo
Ravenna is located in Italy
Ravenna
Ravenna
Location o Ravenna in Italy
Coordinates: 44°25′N 12°12′E / 44.417°N 12.200°E / 44.417; 12.200
Kintra Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Ravenna (RA)
Frazioni Casalborsetti, Lido di Savio, Lido di Classe, Lido di Dante, Lido Adriano, Marina di Ravenna, Punta Marina Terme, Porto Corsini, Porto Fuori, Marina Romea, Ammonite, Camerlona, Mandriole, Savarna, Grattacoppa, Conventello, Torri, Mezzano, Sant'Antonio, San Romualdo, Sant'Alberto, Borgo Montone, Fornace Zarattini, Piangipane, San Marco, San Michele, Santerno, Villanova di Ravenna, Borgo Sisa, Bastia, Borgo Faina, Carraie, Campiano, Casemurate, Caserma, Castiglione di Ravenna, Classe, Coccolia, Ducenta, Durazzano, Filetto, Fosso Ghiaia, Gambellara, Ghibullo, Longana, Madonna dell'Albero, Massa Castello, Mensa Matellica, Osteria, Pilastro, Roncalceci, Ragone, Santo Stefano, San Bartolo, San Zaccaria, Savio, S. Pietro in Trento, San Pietro in Vincoli, San Pietro in Campiano
Government
 • Mayor Fabrizio Matteucci (PD)
Area
 • Total 652.89 km2 (252.08 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (31 Mairch 2011)
 • Total 159,497
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym Ravennati
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48100
Diallin code 0544
Patron saunt Saint Apollinaris
Saunt day July 23
Website Offeecial wabsteid
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Early Christian Monuments o Ravenna
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Meister von San Vitale in Ravenna.jpg
Mosaic of the Emperor Justinian from the Basiilica of San Vitale.
Kintra Italy
Type Cultural
Criterie i, ii, iii, iv
Reference 788
UNESCO region Europe an North Americae
Inscription history
Inscription 1996 (20t Session)

Ravenna [raˈvenna] ( listen) (Romagnol: Ravêna) is the caipital ceety o the Province o Ravenna in the Emilia-Romagna region o Italy. It wis the caipital ceety o the Wastren Roman Empire frae 402 till that empire collapsed in 476. It then servit as the caipital o the Kinrick o the Ostrogoths till it wis conquered in 540 bi the Byzantine Empire. Efterwairds, the ceety formit the centre o the Byzantine Exarchate o Ravenna till the invasion o the Franks in 751, efter which it became the seat o the Kinrick o the Lombards.

Although an inland ceety, Ravenna is connectit tae the Adriatic Sea bi the Candiano Canal. It is the location of a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid.

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Ravenna is twinned wi:

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