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Fagagna 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).[1]

Fagagna
Comune
Comune di Fagagna
Fagagna Square
Fagagna Square
Fagagna is located in Italy
Fagagna
Fagagna
Location of Fagagna in Italy
Coordinates: 46°7′N 13°5′E / 46.117°N 13.083°E / 46.117; 13.083Coordinates: 46°7′N 13°5′E / 46.117°N 13.083°E / 46.117; 13.083
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Udine (UD)
Frazioni Ciconicco, Villalta, San Giovanni in Colle, Battaglia, Madrisio
Area
 • Total 37.0 km2 (14.3 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,279
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Fagagnesi o fagagnoti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33034
Dialing code 0432
Website Official website

The municipality of Fagagna contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Ciconicco, Villalta, San Giovanni in Colle, Battaglia, and Madrisio.

Fagagna borders the following municipalities: Basiliano, Colloredo di Monte Albano, Martignacco, Mereto di Tomba, Moruzzo, Rive d'Arcano, San Vito di Fagagna.

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).[2]

Demographic evolutionEdit

 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ https://www.ilgazzettino.it/nordest/udine/ibis_eremita_oasi_fagagna_fuggiti-380204.html/ Italian website report on release of Northern Bald Ibises

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