Ravenna

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Ravenna
Comune di Ravenna
Piazza del Popolo
Piazza del Popolo
Coat o airms o Ravenna
Coat o airms
Ravenna is locatit in Italy
Ravenna
Ravenna
Location o Ravenna in Italy
Coordinates: 44°25′N 12°12′E / 44.417°N 12.200°E / 44.417; 12.200
KintraItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceRavenna (RA)
FrazioniCasalborsetti, Lido di Savio, Lido di Classe, Lido di Dante, Lido Adriano, Marina di Ravenna, Punta Marina Terme, Porto Corsini, Porto Fuori, Marina Romea, Ammonite, Camerlona, Mandriole, Savarna, Grattacoppa, Conventello, Torri, Mezzano, Sant'Antonio, San Romualdo, Sant'Alberto, Borgo Montone, Fornace Zarattini, Piangipane, San Marco, San Michele, Santerno, Villanova di Ravenna, Borgo Sisa, Bastia, Borgo Faina, Carraie, Campiano, Casemurate, Caserma, Castiglione di Ravenna, Classe, Coccolia, Ducenta, Durazzano, Filetto, Fosso Ghiaia, Gambellara, Ghibullo, Longana, Madonna dell'Albero, Massa Castello, Mensa Matellica, Osteria, Pilastro, Roncalceci, Ragone, Santo Stefano, San Bartolo, San Zaccaria, Savio, S. Pietro in Trento, San Pietro in Vincoli, San Pietro in Campiano
Govrenment
 • MayorFabrizio Matteucci (PD)
Area
 • Total652.89 km2 (252.08 sq mi)
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (31 Mairch 2011)
 • Tot159,497
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ravennati
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48100
Dialin code0544
Patron sauntSaint Apollinaris
Saunt dayJuly 23
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid
Early Christian Monuments o Ravenna
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Meister von San Vitale in Ravenna.jpg
Mosaic of the Emperor Justinian from the Basiilica of San Vitale.
CriteriaCultural: i, ii, iii, iv
Reference788
Inscription1996 (20t Session)

Ravenna [raˈvenna] ( listen) (Romagnol: Ravêna) is the caipital ceety o the Province o Ravenna in the Emilia-Romagna region o Italy. It wis the caipital ceety o the Wastren Roman Empire frae 402 till that empire collapsed in 476. It then servit as the caipital o the Kinrick o the Ostrogoths till it wis conquered in 540 bi the Byzantine Empire. Efterwairds, the ceety formit the centre o the Byzantine Exarchate o Ravenna till the invasion o the Franks in 751, efter which it became the seat o the Kinrick o the Lombards.

Awtho an inland ceety, Ravenna is connectit tae the Adriatic Sea bi the Candiano Canal. It is the location o a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid.

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Ravenna is twinned wi:

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