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Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia

The region of Friuli-Venezia-Giulia lies in north-east Italy, bordering with Austria to the north and Yugoslavia to the east and south-east, to the south it lies on the Adriatic and borders with Venetia to the west and south-west. Until 1947, this area was known as Venezia Giulia. At the end of the Second World War, it underwent great changes following the transfer of the Fiume and Pola provinces and of wide parts of the areas of Gorizia and Trieste to Yugoslavia.

By the Agreement stipulated in 1954, the A area of the Free Territory of Trieste passed to Italian administration, a passage ratified in 1975 by the Treaty of Osimo, which officially recognized the `B area' as part of Yugoslavia. As regards particular historical events, the problems connected with the new eastern border and its complex ethnical composition, led to Friuli-Venezia Giulia being recognized as an autonomous Province with a special statute.

Friuli-Venezia-Giulia is made up of four provinces: Province of Gorizia, Province of Pordenone, Province of Trieste, and the Province of Udine.

Further Reading
Climate and Natural Enviroment in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia
For the purpose of reforestation, large pine woods have been planted along the coast, as at Lignano Sabbiadoro and Belvedere. The flowers of this area are exceptionally beautiful and interesting...

Population and Economy of Friuli-Venetia-Giulia
The population is unevenly distributed over the territory. Mountainous areas with a very low population density contrast with the hilly areas and high plains with a population often higher than the national average...

Tourism in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia
Of the mountain holiday resorts in the northern part, the most important are Sauris (Val Lumiei), Navascletto (at the foot of Mount Zoncolan, 1,740 m.), Pontebba (at the mouth of Val Canale, with the ski resort of Studena Alta), and again in Val Canale, Camporosso and Tarvisio, near the beautiful Fusine regional park...

Cuisine of Friuli-Venezia-Giulia
Cooking from Friuli and Trieste are sisters, in fact, both have Venetian blood in their veins?.

Wines From the Region of Friuli-Venezia-Guilia
Friuli has built a glowing reputation in Italy and abroad for white wines. Tocal Friulano has been dominant...

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