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Trieste
Comune
Comune di Trieste
A collage o Trieste showin the Piazza Unità d'Italia, the Canal Grande, the Serbie Orthodox kirk, a narrae street o the Auld Ceety, the Castello Miramare an the ceety seafront.

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Trieste is located in Italy
Trieste
Trieste
Location o Trieste in Italy
Coordinates: 45°38′N 13°48′E / 45.633°N 13.800°E / 45.633; 13.800
Kintra Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Trieste (TS)
Frazioni Banne (Bani), Barcola (Barkovlje), Basovizza (Bazovica), Borgo San Nazario, Cattinara (Katinara), Conconello (Ferlugi), Contovello (Kontovel), Grignano (Grljan), Gropada (Gropada), Longera (Lonjer), Miramare (Miramar), Opicina (Opčine), Padriciano (Padriče), Prosecco (Prosek), Santa Croce (Križ), Servola (Škedenj), Trebiciano (Trebče)
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Cosolini (PD)
Area
 • Total 84 km2 (32 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (1 Januar 2011)[1]
 • Total 205,535
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Demonym Triestini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34100
Diallin code 040
Patron saunt St. Justus o Trieste
Saunt day November 3
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Trieste (/trˈɛst/;[2] Italian pronunciation: [triˈɛste] Aboot this soond listen ; Triestine Venetian: Trièst; Slovenie, Serbo-Croatie: Trst, Трст;[3] German: Triest[3]) is a ceety an seaport in northeastren Italy. It is situatit towards the end o a narrae strip o Italian territory lyin atween the Adriatic Sea an Slovenie, which lees amaist immediately sooth an east o the ceety. Trieste is locatit at the heid o the Gulf o Trieste an throuoot history it haes been influencit bi its location at the crossroads o Laitin, Slavic, an Germanic culturs. In 2009, it haed a population o aboot 205,000[1] an it is the caipital o the autonomous region Friuli Venezia Giulia an Trieste province.

Trieste wis ane of the auldest pairts o the Habsburg Monarchy. In the 19t century, it wis the maist important port o ane o the Great Pouers o Europe. As a prosperous seaport in the Mediterranean region, Trieste became the fowert lairgest ceety o the Austick-Hungary (efter Vienna, Budapest, an Prague). In the fin-de-siecle period, it emergit as a important hub for leeteratur an muisic. It unnerwent an economic revival durin the 1930s, an Trieste wis a important spot in the struggle atween the Eastren an Wastren blocs efter the Seicont Warld War. The day, the ceety is in ane o the richest regions o Italy, an haes been a great centre for shippin, throu its port (Port o Trieste), shipbiggin an financial services.

Ceety destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Seiven sections o Trieste

Trieste is admeenistratively dividit in seiven destricts:
1) Altipiano Ovest: Borgo San Nazario · Contovello (Kontovel) · Prosecco (Prosek) · Santa Croce (Križ)
2) Altipiano Est: Banne (Bani) · Basovizza (Bazovica) · Gropada (Gropada) · Opicina (Opčine) · Padriciano (Padriče) · Trebiciano (Trebče)
3) Barcola (Slovenie: Barkovlje)[3] · Cologna (Slovenie: Kolonja)[3] · Conconello (Ferlugi) · Gretta (Slovenie: Greta)[3] · Grignano (Grljan) · Guardiella (Slovenie: Verdelj)[3] · Miramare · Roiano (Slovenie: Rojan)[3] · Scorcola (Škorklja)
4) Barriera Nuova · Borgo Giuseppino · Borgo Teresiano · Città Nuova · Città Vecchia · San Vito · San Giusto · Campi Elisi · Sant'Andrea · Cavana
5) Barriera Vecchia (Stara Mitnica) · San Giacomo (Sveti Jakob) · Santa Maria Maddalena Superiore (Sveta Marija Magdalena Zgornja)
6) Cattinara (Katinara) · Chiadino (Slovenie: Kadinj)[3] · San Luigi · Guardiella (Verdelj) · Longera (Slovenie: Lonjer)[3] · San Giovanni (Sveti IvanRozzol (Slovenie: Rocol)[3] · Melara
7) Chiarbola (Slovenie: Čarbola)[3] · Coloncovez (Kolonkovec) · Santa Maria Maddalena Inferiore (Slovenie: Spodnja Sveta Marija Magdalena)[3] - Raute · Santa Maria Maddalena Superiore (Slovenie: Zgornja Sveta Marija Magdalena)[3] · Servola (Škedenj) · Poggi Paese · Poggi Sant'Anna (Sveta Ana)· Valmaura · Altura · Borgo San Sergio

The iconic ceety centre is Piazza Unità d'Italia, which is atween the lairge 19t-century avenues an the auld medieval ceety, composed o mony narrae an crookit streets.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Trieste hosts the Secretariat o the Central European Initiative, an intergovrenmental organization amang Central an Sooth-Eastren European states.

In recent years, Trieste haes hostit a nummer o heich level bilateral an multilateral conferences an meetins such as: the Italo-German Bilateral Summit in 2008 (Berlusconi-Merkel) an the Italo-Russian Bilateral Summit in 2013 (Letta-Putin); the G8 meetins o Environment an Foreign Affairs Meenisters in 2001 an 2009 respectively.

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Trieste is twinned wi:

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Total Resident Population on 1st January 2011 by sex and marital status. Province: Trieste". National Institute of Statistics (Italy). 19 September 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  2. Trieste. CollinsDictionary.com. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 11th Edition. Retrieved September 21, 2012
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 Spezialortsrepertorium der österreichischen Länder. Bearbeiten auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Volkszälung vom 31. Dezember 1910, vol. 7: Österreichisch-Illyrisches Küstenland . 1918. Vienna: K. k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, pp. 1, 3.
  4. "Twin Towns - Graz Online - English Version". www.graz.at. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 

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