Fagagna (Friulian: Faegne) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) northwest of Udine. As of 2011, it had a population of 6,279 and an area of 37.0 square kilometres (14.3 sq mi).
|Comune di Fagagna|
|Province||Province of Udine (UD)|
|Frazioni||Ciconicco, Villalta, San Giovanni in Colle, Battaglia, Madrisio|
|• Total||37.0 km2 (14.3 sq mi)|
|• Density||170/km2 (440/sq mi)|
|Demonym(s)||Fagagnesi o fagagnoti|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The municipality of Fagagna contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Ciconicco, Villalta, San Giovanni in Colle, Battaglia, and Madrisio.
It is well-known among nature-lovers for being the municipality which holds the Nature Reserve which bred the Critically-endangered Northern Bald Ibis or Waldrapp, from which 37 of the many individuals present were released in 2014 (under somewhat mysterious circumstances).
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- https://www.ilgazzettino.it/nordest/udine/ibis_eremita_oasi_fagagna_fuggiti-380204.html/ Italian website report on release of Northern Bald Ibises