About Aquileia

Historical Places, Historic, Interesting Places, Historic Settlements

Aquileia (; Italian: [akwiˈlɛːja]; Friulian: Acuilee/Aquilee/Aquilea; Venetian: Aquiłeja/Aquiłegia; German: Aglar/Agley/Aquileja; Slovene: Oglej) is an ancient Roman city in Italy, at the head of the Adriatic at the edge of the lagoons, about 10 kilometres (6 mi) from the sea, on the river Natiso (modern Natisone), the course of which has changed somewhat since Roman times. Today, the city is small (about 3,500 inhabitants), but it was large and prominent in Antiquity as one of the world's largest cities with a population of 100,000 in the 2nd century AD. and is one of the main archeological sites of Northern Italy.

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UTI Agro Aquileiese, FVG, Italia

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