San Dorligo della Valle

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San Dorligo della Valle

Comune di San Dorligo della Valle / Občina Dolina
View o the wastren pairt o the municipality wi the Bay o Muggia
View o the wastren pairt o the municipality wi the Bay o Muggia
Coat of airms o San Dorligo della Valle
Coat airms
San Dorligo della Valle is located in Italy
San Dorligo della Valle
San Dorligo della Valle
Location o San Dorligo della Valle in Italy
Coordinates: 45°37′N 13°51′E / 45.617°N 13.850°E / 45.617; 13.850
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
ProvinceProvince o Trieste (TS)
FrazioniBagnoli della Rosandra (Boljunec), Bottazzo (Botač), Caresana (Mačkolje), Crociata di Prebenico (Križpot), Domio (Domjo), Draga Sant'Elia (Draga), Francovez (Frankovec), Grozzana (Gročana) , Hervati (Hrvati), Lacotisce (Lakotišče), Log (Log), Mattonaia (Krmenka), Pesek, Prebenico (Prebeneg), Puglie di Domio (Domjansko pulje), San Antonio in Bosco (Boršt), Dolina, San Giuseppe della Chiusa (Ricmanje), San Lorenzo (Jezero)
 • MayorFulvia Premolin
 • Total24.5 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
 (Dec. 2004)
 • Total6,019
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code040
Patron sauntUlderico
Saunt dayJuly 4
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

San Dorligo della Valle (Slovene: Dolina) is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Trieste in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, locatit aboot 4 kilometre (2.5 mile) sootheast o Trieste, on the border wi Slovenie. As o 31 Dizember 2004, it haed a population o 6,019 an a aurie o 24.5 square kilometre (9.5 sq mi).[1] Accordin tae the 1971 census, 70,5% o the population are ethnic Slovenes, while the rest are maistly Italians.

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Slovenie name o the toun, Dolina, means 'Valley'. This wis the offeecial name in Italian, as well, till it wis renamit tae San Dorligo Della Valle in 1923, as pairt o the policies o Fascist Italianization. In the local Italian Triestine dialect, the veelage haes aye been referred tae simply as Dolina. In 2003, the denomination Dolina wis adoptit as the offeecial name o the dounset in baith leids;[2] housomeivver, the municipality is still cried San Dorligo della Valle in Italian. "San Dorligo" (airchaically “Durlic”) is the Tergestine dialectal form o the name o the toun's patron saunt, Ulrich o Augsburg (Sant'Ulderico).[3]

Geographical position[eedit | eedit soorce]

Maist o the municipality o San Dorligo is locatit unner the Kras plateau, wi some settlements on the plateau itsel. It enjoys a relatively mild Mediterranean climate, awtho the hairsk an cauld Bora wind frequently blows in the hairst an winter months.

The comune borders the follaein municipalities: Koper/Capodistria (Slovenie), Hrpelje-Kozina (Slovenia), Muggia, Sežana (Slovenie), an Trieste.

It haes a border crossin wi Slovenie at Pesek (Kozina on the Slovenie side). Anither crossin is locatit in the veelage o Crociata di Prebenico, Caresana, wi the Slovenie veelage o Osp in Koper municipality.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Frae mid 18t century tae 1918, the aurie wis unner the Habsburg Empire. Frae 1813 tae 1918, the aurie aroond San Dorligo wis pairt o the Coonty o Istrie in the Austrian Littoral. The great majority (amaist the totality) o the population wis Slovene-speakin. Efter Warld War I, the aurie wis annexed bi the Kinrick o Italy, an wis includit in the admeenistrative region kent as the Julian Mairch. In 1945, it wis shortly occupee'd bi the Yugoslav Fowkairmy an later bi the US an Breetish Airmies. Atween 1947 an 1954, it wis pairt o the Zone A o the Free Territory o Trieste. In 1954, it came again unner Italian jurisdiction.

Cultur an tradeetions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Hame o a Ware festival kent as the Majenca (held in Mey) which culminates in the fawin o a cherry tree, teed tae the tap o a taw pole.

San Dorligo is hame tae the variety o olive tree cried bianchera istriana in Italian an istrska belica in Slovene (baith meanin "the Istrie white"), kent for its endurance tae hairsk climate an its gentle an heich quality olive ile.

Maist o the locals speak twa Slovenie dialects frae the Littoral dialect group: in the majority o the municipality, the Rižana subdialect o the Istrian dialect is spoken, while in some veelages in the northren pairt o the municipality, the Inner Carniolan dialect is spoken.

Picturs[eedit | eedit soorce]

Panorama Trieste's suburbs and industrial area seen from Dolina.
Trieste's suburbs an industrial aurie.

Demographic evolution[eedit | eedit soorce]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. Jacopo Cavalli, Reliquie ladine, raccolte in Muggia d'Istria, con appendice sul dialetto tergestino, Trieste 1893, p. 38

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