Ronchi dei Legionari

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Ronchi dei Legionari
Comune di Ronchi dei Legionari
Ronchi dei Legionari is located in Italy
Ronchi dei Legionari
Ronchi dei Legionari
Location of Ronchi dei Legionari in Italy
Coordinates: 45°50′N 13°30′E / 45.833°N 13.500°E / 45.833; 13.500
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province / Metropolitan city Gorizia (GO)
Frazioni San Vito, Selz, Soleschiano, Vermegliano
 • Mayor Roberto Fontanot
 • Total 17.0 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (1 January 2015)[1]
 • Total 11,986
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ronchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34077
Dialing code 0481
Patron saint St. Lawrence
Saint day August 10
Website Official website

Ronchi dei Legionari (Friulian: Roncjis, Slovene: Ronke, German: Ronkis) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Gorizia in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy, about 14 km (9 mi) southwest of Gorizia and 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Trieste. It is the location of Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, the major commercial airport serving the region.

According to the Italian census of 1971, 4% of the population was of Slovene ethnicity.[2]

Air Dolomiti's executive headquarters were formerly in Ronchi dei Legionari, while the airline's registered office was in Dossobuono, Villafranca di Verona.[3]

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  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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  3. ^ Office addresses. Air Dolomiti. 7 March 2008. Retrieved on 21 December 2010. "Registered Headquarters: AIR DOLOMITI S.p.A. Linee Aeree Regionali Europee Via Paolo Bembo, 70 37062 Dossobuono di Villafranca (VR) - Italy" "Executive Headquarters: AIR DOLOMITI S.p.A. Linee Aeree Regionali Europee Via Senatore Antonio Tambarin, 34 34077 Ronchi dei Legionari (GO) - Italy"

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