Aquileia (/ˌækwɪˈlə/; Friulian: Acuilee/Aquilee/Aquilea,[1] Venetian: Aquiłeja/Aquiłegia, German: Aglar) is an auncient Roman ceety in Italy, at the heid o the Adriatic at the edge o the lagoons, aboot 10 kilometres (6 mi) frae the sea, on the river Natiso (modren Natisone), the coorse o which haes chynged somewhit syne Roman times.

Aquileia
Comune di Aquileia
The Basilica o Aquileia.
The Basilica o Aquileia.
Aquileia is locatit in Italy
Aquileia
Aquileia
Location o Aquileia in Italy
Coordinates: 45°46′N 13°22′E / 45.767°N 13.367°E / 45.767; 13.367Coordinates: 45°46′N 13°22′E / 45.767°N 13.367°E / 45.767; 13.367
KintraItaly
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
ProvinceUdine (UD)
FrazioniBeligna, Belvedere, Viola, Monastero
Govrenment
 • MayorGabriele Spanghero (syne Mey 2014)
Area
 • Total36 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (30 Juin 2009)
 • Tot3,503
 • Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Aquileiesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33051
Dialin code0431
Patron sauntSts. Hermagoras an Fortunatus
Saunt dayJuly 12
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid
Offeecial nameAirchaeological Aurie an the Patriarchal Basilica o Aquileia
CriteriaCultural: iii, iv, vi
Reference825
Inscription1998 (22nt Session)

Sister ceetiesEedit

Aquileia is twinned wi the follaein settlements:[2]

ReferencesEedit

  1. bilingual name o Aquileja - Oglej in: Gemeindelexikon, der im Reichsrate Vertretenen Königreiche und Länder. Herausgegeben von der K.K. Statistischen Zentralkommission. VII. Österreichisch-Illyrisches Küstenland (Triest, Görz und Gradiska, Istrien). Wien 1910
  2. "Gemellaggi". Retrieved 4 November 2014.