Province of Gorizia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia

The Province of Gorizia is located in northeastern Italy, on the border with Slovenia
Along this part of the Friulian coast the Carso plateau is situated, extending also over the province of Trieste, at an average altitude of 400 to 600 m a.s.l. and characterised by very specific geological features and phenomena (Karst geology). The province is a renowned wine production area, especially the Collio, and has fine summer resorts in Grado.


  • Area: 466 km²
  • Population: about 136,000 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal codes: 0431, 0481
  • Phone Area Codes: 34170, 34070-34079
  • Car Plate: GO
  • Communes: 25 communes
  • Official website: www.provincia.gorizia.it.


The entire territory was under Austrian domination from 1815 to 1865. In 1866 with the III War of Italian Independence the Province of Udine from the Livenza River to the Judrio River, from the Adriatic Sea to Pontebba bacame part of the Kingdom of Italy, while the localities of Gorizia, Gradisca d'Isonzo, Cervignano, Aquileia, Aiello, Tarvisio and part of Pontebba remained still under Austria.

After the First World War, these territories entered the Kingdom of Italy under the Province of Udine which was renamed the Province of Friuli. The Province of Trieste was established in 1923 and in 1927 the Province of Gorizia was separated from Udine including the territories of the District of Monfalcone and the District of Idrica.

The Comuni in the Province

Capriva del Friuli | Cormons | Doberdo del Lago | Dolegna del Collio | Farra d'Isonzo | Fogliano Redipuglia | Gorizia | Gradisca d'Isonzo | Grado | Mariano del Friuli | Medea | Monfalcone | Moraro | Mossa | Romans d'Isonzo | Ronchi dei Legionari | Sagrado | San Canzian d'Isonzo | San Floriano del Collio | San Lorenzo Isontino | San Pier D'Isonzo | Savogna d'Isonzo | Staranzano | Turriaco | Villesse

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