L'Aquila

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L'Aquila
Comune
Comune dell'Aquila
Piazza Duomo
Piazza Duomo
Coat o airms o L'Aquila
Coat o airms
L'Aquila is located in Italy
L'Aquila
L'Aquila
Location of L'Aquila in Italy
Coordinates: 42°21′N 13°24′E / 42.350°N 13.400°E / 42.350; 13.400
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province / Metropolitan ceety L'Aquila (AQ)
Frazioni see leet
Govrenment
 • Mayor Massimo Cialente (PD)
Aurie
 • Tot 466.9 km2 (180.3 sq mi)
Elevation 714 m (2,343 ft)
Population (31 Mairch 2009)
 • Tot 73,150
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Aquilani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 67100
Dialin code 0862
Patron saint St. Maximus, St. Equitius, St. Peter Celestine, St. Bernardino of Siena
Saint day 10 Juin
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

L'Aquila (Italian: [ˈlaːkwila] ( listen), meanin "The Eagle") is a ceety an comune in central Italy, baith the caipital ceety o the Abruzzo region an o the Province o L'Aquila. It haes a population o 73,150 inhabitants (2009), but haes a daily presence in the territory o 100,000 fowk for study, tertiary activities, jobs an tourism. Laid oot athin medieval waws on a hill in the wide valley o the Aterno river, it is surroondit b the Apennine Muntains, wi the Gran Sasso d'Italia tae the north-east.

Frazioni[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are some frazioni, veelages aroond principal touns, surroondin L'Aquila. The follaein is a leet o surroondin frazioni: Aquilio, Aragno, Aringo, Arischia, Assergi, Bagno, Bazzano, Camarda, Cansatessa, Casaline, Cermone, Cese, Civita di Bagno, Colle di Preturo, Colle di Sassa, Colle Roio – Poggio di Roio, Collebrincioni, Collefracido, Coppito, Filetto, Foce, Forcelle, Genzano, Gignano, Monticchio, Onna, Paganica, Pagliare di Sassa, Pescomaggiore, Palombaia, Pettino, Pianola, Pile, Pizzutillo, Poggio Roio, Poggio Santa Maria, Pozza di Preturo, Pratelle, Preturo, Ripa, Roio Piano – Poggio di Roio, San Giacomo alto, San Giuliano, San Gregorio, San Leonardo, San Marco Di Preturo, San Martino di Sassa, Santa Rufina, Sant'Angelo, Sant'Elia, Santi, San Vittorino, Sassa, Tempera, Torretta, Valle Pretara, Vallesindola, Vasche.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

L'Aquila is twinned wi:

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Hobart Offers Condolences to Italian Sister City L'Aquila Severely Damaged by Earthquake" (PDF). Hobart City Council. Aprile 7, 2009. Archived frae the original (PDF) on September 19, 2009. Retrieved Juin 27, 2009. 
  2. "Zielona Góra – Partner Cities". Urzędu Miasta Zielona Góra. Retrieved December 7, 2008. [deid airtin]