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Comune di Fiumicino
Aerial view of Fiumicino
Aerial view of Fiumicino
Coat of airms o Fiumicino
Coat airms
Fiumicino is located in Italy
Location o Fiumicino in Italy
Coordinates: 41°46′N 12°14′E / 41.767°N 12.233°E / 41.767; 12.233
FrazioniAeroporto "Leonardo da Vinci", Aranova, Focene, Fregene, Isola Sacra, Le Vignole, Maccarese, Palidoro, Parco Leonardo, Passo Oscuro, Testa di Lepre, Torrimpietra, Tragliata, Tragliatella
 • MayorEsterino Montino
 • Total213.44 km2 (82.41 sq mi)
1 m (3 ft)
 (30 Apryle 2012)
 • Total73,940
 • Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialin code06
Patron sauntHippolytus o Roum
Saunt dayOctober 5
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Fiumicino is a toun an comune in the province o Roum, Lazio, central Italy. It is famous for the presence o the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport, the busiest airport in Italy an the saxt busiest in Europe.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fiumicino became a comune in 1992; previously it wis pairt o the municipality o Roum, bein amaist totally includit in the umwhile "Municipio XIV".

Mud volcano[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 24 August 2013, a smaw mud volcano poppit up at the centre o the via Coccia di Morto roundabout.[1]

Etymologie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name leeterally means little river. The toun o "Fiumicino" shoud no be ramfeeselt wi its namesak, Fiumicino, a smaw river near Rimini.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fiumicino is hame tae the mucklest airport in Italy, the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport, which includes the Fiumicino Aeroporto railwey station. The ceety hooses the heid offices o Alitalia an Blue Panorama Airlines an aw.[2][3] All Nippon Airways haes its Roum Sales Office in the Room 447 in the (Torre Uffici), on the airport property.[4] Cathay Pacific haes a office in the airport's Torre Uffici 2.[5] In addeetion Small Planet Airlines haes a office in Fiumicino.[6]

In addeetion, Fiumicino haes a muckle fishin centre on the Tyrrhenian Sea coast an a sea resort.

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  2. "Copyright." Alitalia. Retrieved on 9 June 2010.
  3. "Contact Us". Blue Panorama Airlines. 2013. Retrieved 29 April. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help) "Blue Panorama Airlines 00054 Fiumicino - Viale delle Arti 123 Pal. D"
  4. "ANA City Offices/Ticketing Offices Europe." All Nippon Airways. Retrieved on 13 August 2011. "Rome Sales Office Room Nr 447 Torre Uffici Aeroporto Di Fiumicino, 00050 Fiumicino Roma"
  5. "Italy." Cathay Pacific. Retrieved on August 31, 2011. "Rome Address Torre Uffici 2 Via Generale Felice Santini snc Aeroporto Leonardo da Vinci 00054 Fiumicino (RM)"
  6. "Contacts > Italy." Small Planet Airlines. Retrieved on 25 August 2011. "Address: Via Della Scafa 158, 00054 Fiumicino Rome, Italy"

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