Fiumicino

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Fiumicino
Comune di Fiumicino
Aerial view of Fiumicino
Aerial view of Fiumicino
Coat of airms o Fiumicino
Coat airms
Fiumicino is located in Italy
Fiumicino
Fiumicino
Location o Fiumicino in Italy
Coordinates: 41°46′N 12°14′E / 41.767°N 12.233°E / 41.767; 12.233
KintraItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceRoum
FrazioniAeroporto "Leonardo da Vinci", Aranova, Focene, Fregene, Isola Sacra, Le Vignole, Maccarese, Palidoro, Parco Leonardo, Passo Oscuro, Testa di Lepre, Torrimpietra, Tragliata, Tragliatella
Govrenment
 • MayorEsterino Montino
Area
 • Total213.44 km2 (82.41 sq mi)
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (30 Apryle 2012)
 • Total73,940
 • Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Fiumicinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00054
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]

  1. http://www.euronews.com/2013/08/28/mini-volcano-pops-up-in-rome/
  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 Archived 2013-05-08 at the Wayback Machine." 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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