Verona

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This airticle is aboot the ceety in Italy. For ither uisses, see Verona (disambiguation).
Verona
Città di Verona
A collage o the ceety o Verona, Clockwise frae tap o left tae richt:View o Piazza Bra frae Verona Arena, Hoose o Juliet, Verona Arena, Ponte Pietra at sunset, Statue o Madonna Verona's foontain in Piazza Erbe, View o Piazza Erbe frae Lamberti Touer
A collage o the ceety o Verona, Clockwise frae tap o left tae richt:View o Piazza Bra frae Verona Arena, Hoose o Juliet, Verona Arena, Ponte Pietra at sunset, Statue o Madonna Verona's foontain in Piazza Erbe, View o Piazza Erbe frae Lamberti Touer
Banner o Verona
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Coat o airms o Verona
Coat o airms
Verona is locatit in Italy
Verona
Verona
Location o Verona in Italy
Coordinates: 45°26′N 10°59′E / 45.433°N 10.983°E / 45.433; 10.983
KintraItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceVerona (VR)
FrazioniAvesa, San Michele Extra, San Massimo all'Adige, Quinzano, Quinto di Valpantena, Poiano di Valpantena, Parona di Valpolicella, Montorio Veronese, Mizzole, Marchesino, Chievo, Cà di David e Moruri
Govrenment
 • MayorFlavio Tosi (LN)
Area
 • Total206.63 km2 (79.78 sq mi)
Elevation
59 m (194 ft)
Population
 (27 December 2008)
 • Tot265,410
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Veronesi or Scaligeri
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37100
Dialin code045
Patron sauntSaunt Zeno o Verona
Saunt dayAprile 12
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Verona (Italian pronunciation: [veˈroːna] ( listen); Venetian Verona, Veròna) is a ceety straddlin the Adige river in Veneto, northren Italy, wi approximately 265,000 indwallers an ane o the seven chef-lieus o the region. It is the seicont lairgest ceety municipality in the region an the third o northeast Italy. The metropolitan aurie o Verona covers an aurie o 1,426 km2 (550.58 sq mi) an haes a population o 714,274 indwallers.[1] It is ane o the main tourist destinations in northren Italy, owin tae its airteestic heritage, several annual fairs, shaws, an operas, such as the lyrical saison in the Arena, the auncient amphitheatre biggit bi the Romans.

The ceety haes been awairdit Warld Heritage Steid status bi UNESCO acause o its urban structur an airchitectur.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Verona haes several twin touns, sister ceeties an pairtnerships aroond the warld. Some are thematic:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Tales of Verona"
  2. "Međunarodna suradnja Grada Pule". Grad Pula (in Croatian an Italian). Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-05-05. Retrieved 2013-07-28.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. "Bethlehem Municipality". Bethlehem-city.org. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
  4. "Ra'anana: Twin towns & Sister cities – Friends around the World". raanana.muni.il. Retrieved 24 March 2010.
  5. "Sino-Italian love culture fest held in Verona". Xinhua New Agency. September 25, 2008. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
  6. "Twin cities of the City of Kosice". Magistrát mesta Košice, Tr. Retrieved 2013-07-27.
  7. "Batumi - Twin Towns & Sister Cities". Batumi City Hall. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2013-08-10.
  8. "AllCorfu.Com: Corfu's Twin Cities". allcorfu.com. Retrieved 25 February 2010.
  9. Korçë Municipality. "Twin cities" (in Albanian). Korçë Municipality. Retrieved 30 July 2010.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)