Province of Gorizia
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Province of Gorizia
Province of Gorizia
Map highlighting the location of the province of Gorizia in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Gorizia in Italy
Country Italy
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
Capital(s)Gorizia
Comuni25
Government
 o CommissarPaolo Viola
Area
 o Total466 km2 (180 sq mi)
Population
(31 June 2016)
 o Total139,902
 o Density300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
34070-34079, 34170
Telephone prefix0431, 0481
ISO 3166 codeIT-GO
Vehicle registrationGO
ISTAT031

The Province of Gorizia (Italian: Provincia di Gorizia, Friulian: Provincie di Gurize; Slovene: Gori?ka pokrajina) was a province in the autonomous Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of Italy, which was disbanded on 30 September 2017.

Overview

Its capital was the city of Gorizia. It belonged to the Province of Udine between 1924 and 1927 and the communes of Sonzia, Plezzo, Bergogna, Caporetto, Tolmino, Circhina, Santa Lucia d'Isonzo, Gracova Serravalle, Canale d'Isonzo, Cal di Canale, Idria, Montenero d'Idria, Castel Dobra, Salona d'Isonzo, Gargaro, Chiapovano, Aidussina, Santa Croce di Aidùssina, Cernizza Goriziana, Tarnova della Selva, Sambasso, Merna, Ranziano, Montespino, Opacchiasella, Temenizza, Rifembergo, Comeno, San Daniele del Carso, Zolla, Vipacco, San Martino di Quisca and San Vito di Vipacco; and the eastern part of Gorizia, were part of this province between 1918 and 1924, and from 1927 to 1947. These communes are now part of Slovenia.

It had an area of 466 square kilometres (180 sq mi) and a total population of 142,035 (2012). It had a coastal length of 47.6 kilometres (29.6 mi). There were 25 communes in the province.[1]

Around 11% of the population of the province was ethnically Slovenian.[2] Italian legislation ensures the protection of the Slovene linguistic minority in 9 of the 25 municipalities which comprised the province.[3] Three rural municipalities (Doberdò del Lago, Savogna d'Isonzo and San Floriano del Collio) had an ethnically Slovene majority, but the majority of native Slovene speakers in the Province lived in the urban area of Gorizia.

The top ten countries of origin of the inhabitants of Gorizia with foreign citizenship at 31 December 2010 were:[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Unione delle Province d'Italia (UPI)". Web.archive.org. Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)". www.uoc.edu. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-06. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ ISTAT. "Gorizia". ISTAT. Retrieved .

External links

Coordinates: 45°56?23?N 13°37?24?E / 45.9398°N 13.6234°E / 45.9398; 13.6234



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