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Comune di Osoppo
Fortress of Osoppo.
Fortress of Osoppo.
Osoppo is located in Italy
Location of Osoppo in Italy
Coordinates: 46°15?N 13°5?E / 46.250°N 13.083°E / 46.250; 13.083Coordinates: 46°15?N 13°5?E / 46.250°N 13.083°E / 46.250; 13.083
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Udine (UD)
Frazioni Pineta, Rivoli
 o Mayor Paolo De Simon
 o Total 22.2 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Population (31 December 2017)[1]
 o Total 2,865
 o Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Osovani
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 33010
Dialing code 0432
Website Official website

Osoppo (Friulian: Osôf) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Udine.

Osoppo borders the following municipalities: Buja, Forgaria nel Friuli, Gemona del Friuli, Majano, San Daniele del Friuli, Trasaghis.

Osoppo hosts a large fortress (La Fortezza o Rocca di Osoppo), now an historical attraction. It played a large role in the defense of Venice against the Austrians in the late 1850s during the time of the Italian Unification of Italy. It was shortly after one of the main battles at this fortress that Leonardo Andervolti composed his treatise, Meritorious Champions of Italian Independence, a eulogy to a mythical figure, Enrico Ulissi.

Twin towns

Osoppo is twinned with:


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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