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Comune di Monrupino / Občina Repentabor
Church in Monrupino
Church in Monrupino
Coat of airms o Monrupino
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Monrupino is located in Italy
Location o Monrupino in Italy
Coordinates: 45°43′N 13°47′E / 45.717°N 13.783°E / 45.717; 13.783
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
ProvinceProvince o Trieste (TS)
FrazioniFernetti-Fernetiči, Col, Repen
 • Total12.7 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
418 m (1,371 ft)
 (Dec. 2004)
 • Total848
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code040

Monrupino (Slovene: Repentabor) is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Trieste in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, locatit aboot 9 km north o Trieste, on the border wi Slovenie. As o 31 December 2004, it haed a population o 848 an a aurie o 12.7 km².[1] According to the 1971 census, 77.3% of the population are Slovenes.

The municipality o Monrupino conteens the frazioni (subdiveesions, mainly veelages an hamlets) Fernetti-Fernetiči, Col (Zolla), Repen (Rupingrande).[2]

Border crossins intae Slovenie are locatit at Monrupino (cried Repentabor on the Slovenie side) an Fernetti (Fernetiči).

Monrupino borders the follaein municipalities: Sežana (Slovenie), Sgonico, Trieste.

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Tradeetionally, Monrupino haes been a left-leanin municipality. In the 1950s and 1960s, it wis pairt o the so-cried "red belt" aroond Trieste: that is, o those municipalities aroond the ceety dominatit bi the Communist Pairty.[3] In the Juin 1949, in the first municipal elections in the Free Territory o Trieste, the Communist-led Slavic-Italian Anti-Fascist Union wan 97% o the votes. The election result wis heraldit bi the Soviet press as a victory for the Communist Pairty.[4]

Syne the 1970s, the centrist pairty o the Slovene minority in Italy, the Slovene Union, stairtit gainin support. In the last few decades, the Slovene Union an the Italian leftist pairty (the Democratic Pairty, afore the Democrats o the Left an afore thaim the Communist Pairty) alternate in pouer. Currently, the municipality is led bi a mayor o the Slovene Union, which is the lairgest pairty in the Municipal Cooncil an aw (wi aroond 45% o votes).

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  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. Wi the new statute o the municipality 2003, the Italianisit names Rupingrande an Zolla, wur remuivit an anerly the Slovenie names Repen an Col are offeecially uised.
    Statute of the Monrupino-Repentabor municipality (in Italian and Slovenian)
  3. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 15 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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