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 Friuli-Venezia Giulia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Located in northeastern Italy, Friuli-Venezia Giulia borders the region of Veneto to the west, the republics of Austria and Slovenia to the north and east, and the Adriatic Sea to the south.
Friuli-Venezia Giulia is one of the twenty Regions of Italy, and one of four with administrative autonomy.
Main articles: History of Friuli and Venezia Giulia.
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 Friuli-Venezia Giulia - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Italy's Friuli-Venezia Giulia region is on the western border of Slovenia, and in the southwest part of its coastline lies along the Gulf of Venice.
Formed in 1947 from the province of Venetian Friuli and part of Eastern Friuli, to which Trieste province was added after its cessation to Italy in 1954, it was granted limited autonomy in 1963.
Maize, soybeans, wine, and fruit are produced on the plain, and cattle and pigs are raised on the hills.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Friuli-Venezia+Giulia   (326 words)

  
 Destinations: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Friuli-Venezia Giulia is a diverse land, as are all of the regions in northern Italy, with the Alps and woods in the north that level to agricultural areas, rivers and the Adriatic Sea in the south.
The population of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is as diverse as the origin of its name.
Come experience the calm and inviting beauty and a mélange of Italian, Slavic and German culture in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.
www.italiancookingandliving.com /travel/pf_text/friuli_venezia.html   (189 words)

  
 Friuli-Venezia Giulia
The name Venezia Giulia was born in 1863 to include in one region eastern Friuli or Goriziano, Trieste and Istria.
Friuli is deformation of Forum Julii, the Latin name of ancient city of Cividale; Giulia comes from gens Julia to which belonged Julius Caesar.
To the north of region are located Alps of Carnia and the western part is occupied by Alps of Giulia; in the center the system of Prealps of Carnia and Giulia; to the south of region is a hill zone covered by vineyards and and fruit-yards.
www.italycyberguide.com /Geography/regions/friuli.htm   (1274 words)

  
 Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Friuli Venezia-Giulia is adorned with rolling hills, scenic stretches of the Adriatic coastline, the snow-capped Alps, and a landscape dotted with ancient castles and Roman ruins.
Composed of two distinct areas, Friuli and Venezia-Giulia, this region is one of Italy& best kept “secrets,” boasting a culinary landscape that is as diverse as its geography &; and both are worth discovering.
In Friuli, the cuisine tends to be leaner and simpler.
www.barillaus.com /FriuliVenezia_Giulia.aspx   (450 words)

  
 Friuli Venezia Giulia
This double presence caused a marked diversification of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region into a "Venetian Friuli" (what are now the provinces of Pordenone and Udine) and an "Austrian Friuli" (the present-day province of Gorizia), Trieste, on the other hand, which was associated with Austria as early as 1382, managed to maintain an independent status.
Friuli became an Italian region after its third war of independence, while Trieste and Gorizia were reunited with the Italian nation after the First World War.
Afterwards, the Roman Empire extended its domination to Friuli, a situation which was to last until the period of the Barbarian invasions.
www.seghizzi.it /fvgen.htm   (1036 words)

  
 Friuli Venezia Giulia
The Friuli Venezia Giulia region of Italy is one of the smallest, yet most culturally diverse areas in all the country.
Friuli wines are rightfully praised as some of the best and the region is home to several DOC wine zones with Ramandolo receiving the coveted DOCG designation.
The Friuli’s vulnerability to invasion is evidenced by the fortifications built here from the Bronze Age to the Cold War.
www.lifeinitaly.com /tourism/friuli   (1167 words)

  
 Friuli Venezia Giulia Information
Friuli Venezia Giulia environment has different features depending on the several areas (some of them are under protection).
But from both the regional components a migrant flow rose towards all continents, so that today it is probable that the emigrants from Friuli and those from Venezia Giulia abroad are more numerous than those living in their native region (one million two hundred thousand inhabitants).
Even being projected towards the future, Friuli Venezia Giulia is a region rich in traditions often related to the peasant history and world.
www.fromitaly.it /english/region/friuli/intro   (811 words)

  
 Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region (Italy)
The Friuli-Venezia Giulia region was created after the WWII incorporating the province of Udine (friulan) and the provinces of Gorizia and Triest, which, before, together with Zara, Pola and later Lubiana (I use the italian names for Zadar, Pula and Ljubliana) constituted the Venezia Giulia region.
Friuli Nationalist Flags), although these are for sure Friuli's colours.
You have better speak of autonomous movements which would separate Friuli from Triest.
www.fotw.net /flags/it-fri.html   (747 words)

  
 Friuli - Venezia - Giulia
Friuli, on the contrary, even with some depressed areas, is characterized by a certain amount of productive activity linked to the establishment and development of the industrial sector.
This is the main industrial town in Friuli.
Generally speaking, Venetia Giulia is the richest part of the Region, though characterized by a somewhat stagnant economy.
italy1.it /friuliveneziagiulia.htm   (3009 words)

  
 ItalianMade.com - REGIONS: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
The compact region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, commanding the northern Adriatic Sea with borders on Austria and Slovenia, continues to set the pace with modern Italian white wine.
Friuli has two DOC zones of exceptional status in Collio Goriziano, or simply Collio, and Colli Orientali del Friuli, adjacent areas that follow the border of Slovenia from Gorizia west and northwest to Tarcento.
The exchange of air currents between the Alps and the Adriatic has created a highly favorable habitat for vines on the terraced slopes called ronchi.
www.italianmade.com /regions/region7.cfm   (326 words)

  
 Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in any case, has too many poets, of various levels, and it was not possible to do a detailed survey of a literary output which is at least as vast as that of Sicily or Campania.
This probably explains the proliferation of poets in the various dialects of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, and it explains how they have been able to preserve their ethical and metaphysical convictions without bringing in maternal justifications (with the exception of Pasolini) or psychoanalytical or sociological justifications.
It is obvious that the boundaries are blurred and interpretations are controversial, so that in the end questionable arrangements were adopted which have nevertheless not undermined the validity of the authors, at least with respect to their poetic and literary value.
home.att.net /~l.bonaffini/friuli.htm   (2955 words)

  
 Navigator Web - Friuli Venezia Giulia
Friuli originally ‘Forum Julii’ it was the name of a center trades them (forum means market), constructed by the Roman, the actual city of Civedale.
To north the Friuli Venice Julia confines with Austria, to east with Slovenia (former-Iugoslavia), to south with Adriatic Sea and the west we find the Tagliamento and the Livenza that divide it from Veneto.
After the second world war the nine got lost decimate of the Venice Julia and re-uniting the Friuli with what it was remained of the same one, the actual was instituted Region.
www.navigatorweb.net /eng/friuli   (353 words)

  
 Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Friuli-Venezia Giulia was originally occupied by the Carni tribe, who were conquered by Rome in 150 B.C. The name comes from the Roman town of Forum Iulii (Cividale del Friuli).
A gate in the medieval walls of Cividale del Friuli, a town located in the province of Udine, leads down to the main street and to a ravine, which splits the town in two and is spanned by the Ponte del Diavolo (Devil’s Bridge).
The people of Friuli hold a definitive and customary respect for their land’s mountains.
www.lagazzettaitaliana.com /funforeveryone.asp   (926 words)

  
 Friuli - Hotels and restaurants guide
The Consortium for the Protection of Historical Castles of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is an association that gathers...
If you are searching for snow during the summer months, remote alpine villages, country villas, mountain huts, Roman archeological sites; or if you prefer long beaches, rocky coastlines, lagoons, and picturesque fishing villages, Friuli is the perfect destination.
A beautiful and severe border region, where almost every town boasts a museum, and is able to surprise with its cultural attractions and the plurality of architectural styles (in the centre of Udine the Venetian Gothic of the Palazzo del Comune faces the beautiful XX century Art Deco Cafe’ Contarena).
www.italytraveller.com /en/r/friuli-venezia-giulia   (425 words)

  
 Friuli-Venezia Giulia : Introduction
Regional Cuisine -- The cuisine of Friuli-Venezia Giulia ranges from the firmly Alpine mountain fare of the borderland Tirol to some exotic and hard-to-pronounce variations reflecting the region's mixed cultural heritage, coastal region, and Slovenian slant.
Trieste's Friuli region is a sliver of coastline across the Adriatic Sea from Venice.
Friuli wines (celebrated on the website www.friulidoc-vive.it) range from local varieties such as the common Tocai, sweeter Verduzzo, Malvasia, and beefier Collio to more international grapes such as merlot, cabernet and cabernet Franc, all the pinots, and chardonnay.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=1689&catID=1689010001   (335 words)

  
 Holiday apartments in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy
A holiday apartment in Friuli Venezia Giulia can provide you with the opportunity to explore a landscape where ancient villages nestle in the shadow of the mighty Alps and Roman ruins litter the countryside reminding you of an enduring national passion for culture and history that is so typically Italian.
In this versatile and fascinating region of Italy, holiday apartments in Friuli Venezia Giulia make the ideal destination for anyone who appreciates the wonders of nature, as this is a place with such an amazing diversity of natural environments, you won't know where to begin your voyage of discovery.
Holiday apartments in Friuli Venezia Giulia can offer you the chance to experience a day in Venice, the ultimate city of romance, as well as investigate the rugged, coastal cliffs teeming with birdlife and some blissful, sandy beaches unique to Friuli Venezia Giulia.
www.ownersdirect.co.uk /Italy-Fruili-Venezia-Giulia-1bed.htm   (329 words)

  
 Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia
The geographical complexity of Friuli-Venezia Giulia - around eight thousand square kilometres of alps, limestone plateau, alluvial plain and shelving coastlands - is mirrored in its social diversity.
Since Friuli-Venezia Giulia produces Italy's top white wines and outstanding reds, with more varieties than any other region in Italy, Fred Plotkin has included the most detailed list of the region's wines and their makers ever compiled.
A great food and wine region of Italy-largely undiscovered by those who live to eat-Friuli-Venezia Giulia springs succulently from the pages of La Terra Fortunata by Italy expert Fred Plotkin.
www.italiamia.com /region_fvg.html   (1054 words)

  
 Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Friuli - Venezia Giulia, situated in the Eastern most part of the Italian peninsula, between the Alps and the Adriatic Ocean and between the Po Valley, Venetian flatland and karstic area, is spread over a surface area of 784 thousand hectares.
The scientific profession in FriuliVenezia Giulia has flourished.
There is a considerable Slovenian minority and small German linguistic oases are conserved in Sauris, Timau and in the Val Canale, while the Friulian people boast a Ladin origin and the relating language which is widely spoken.
www.alpeadria.org /origini/geogra/019/019_i.htm   (250 words)

  
 Venezia Giulia
Friuli - Friuli, historic region, now divided between FriuliVenezia Giulia, NE Italy, and Slovenia.
The rest of Venezia Giulia (c.180 sq mi/470 sq km), part of Gorizia prov., remained Italian and was merged with Udine prov.
Venezia Giulia, former region, 3,356 sq mi (8,692 sq km), NE Italy, on the Adriatic Sea.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0850638.html   (252 words)

  
 Friuli Hotels
Gemona del Friuli is situated on the left bank of the...
Forni di Sopra is a settlement of ancient origin situated...
Gorizia is situated where the Valley of Isonzo meets the...
www.italytraveller.com /en/r/friuli-venezia-giulia/hotels   (183 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Friuli-Venezia Giulia, region, northeastern Italy, bordered on the north by Austria, on the east by Slovenia, on the south by the Gulf of Venice (an...
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 Cassacco (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)
Cassacco (CjassĂ  in Furlan, Fiuli-Venezia Giulia is formally a bilingual region) in Udine province.
The town has a medioeval castle; the three flowers or spikes could stand for agriculture.
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 Regional: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Coffee-obsessed triestini take pride in the local coffee company Illy, whose founder is credited with having invented the first automatic, pressed-air espresso machine, which he called the illetta, in 1935.The province of Gorizia, together with Trieste, composes the formerly separate region of Venezia Giulia.
Its inhabitants speak Italian and the ancient language Furlan as well as German and Slovenian, which have seeped through the porous borders that Friuli shares with Austria and Slovenia.
Friuli's name comes from this era in history.
www.italiancookingandliving.com /food/regional/friuli_venezia.html   (436 words)

  
 In Italy Online - Friuli-Venezia Giulia
The region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia was not created until 1963, and many of its towns still bear vivid signs of Austrian and Slavic influence in their lifestyle, folklore and cuisine.
year-round calendar of the colorful festivals and pageants held throughout the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.
he foothills along Friuli's western border make a good spot for a day trip from Venice.
www.initaly.com /regions/friuli/friuli.htm   (638 words)

  
 Rustico: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Particular to the cooking of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia is a pungent fermented turnip preparation known as brovada, served alongside subtly spiced pork dishes that recall the flavors of Slavic tables across the Gulf of Trieste.
Prosciutto di San Daniele hails from the small town of San Daniele in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in Italy&, and is sweeter and less salty than Prosciutto di Parma, which is a specialty of Emilia-Romagna.
Trieste, the region's capital, straddles the Adriatic Sea and has long been the gateway to the East; the city's robust cabbage soups and delicate pastries are the fruit of years under Austro-Hungarian rule.
www.rusticocooking.com /friuli.htm   (671 words)

  
 Slowfood.com
The Bastianich winery, situated between Premariacco and Udine, in the eastern hills of Friuli, was founded by Lidia Bastianich and her son Joseph in 1998.
The bouquet is warm and rounded and the finish is superb.
The two also own a number of restaurants in the United States, in New York, Pittsburgh and Kansas City, while Joseph runs a large enoteca specialized in Italian wines and has co-authored an exhaustive guide to Italian regional wines entitled simply Italian Wine.
www.slowfood.com /eng/sf_vino/sf_vino_scheda_deg.lasso?idvino=VIN02_335   (137 words)

  
 Province Del Friuli-Venezia Giulia: Tutti gli articoli su Province Del Friuli-Venezia Giulia su Encyclopedia.it
Altri eventuali articoli inerenti le province del Friuli-Venezia Giulia nel loro complesso
Una sottocategoria per ognuna delle 4 province del Friuli-Venezia Giulia.
Province Del Friuli-Venezia Giulia: Tutti gli articoli su Province Del Friuli-Venezia Giulia su Encyclopedia.it
www.encyclopedia.it /Categorie/province_del_friuli-venezia.html   (36 words)

  
 Friuli Venezia Giulia Wineries - Find Friuli Wine Regions on The WineWeb
Friuli Venezia Giulia wineries can be searched by clicking on a region in the Friuli Venezia Giulia wine regions map.
The main difference between the regions is that Friuli-Venezia Giulia wines are mostly white, though some exceptional red wine can be found as well.
You can buy Friuli Venezia Giulia wine online from many Friuli Venezia Giulia wineries or from participating wine merchants.
www.wineweb.com /map_italy_friuli.html   (185 words)

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