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.

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
Banner
Coat of airms o Verona
Coat 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)
 • Total265,410
 • 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
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

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

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns — sister ceetiesEedit

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

ReferencesEedit

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