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Udine



Introduction of Udine
City and province. The province, belonging to Friuli-Venezia Giulia, borders on Austria, Slovenia, and the Adriatic. The city is 65 mi NE of Venice. Capitalof the patriarchs of Aquileia from 1238 to 1751, thecity was taken by Venice in 1420, ceded to Austria in1797 by the Treaty of Campo Formio, and includedin Italy in 1866. The Italian army had headquartershere from 1915 to 1917 during World War I. It has a14th-century cathedral, the early castle of the Venetiangovernors, rebuilt in 1517, now a museum, a15th-century town hall, and a 16th-century loggiaand fountain. The 16th-century archepiscopal palacehas frescoes by Tiepolo.City and province. The province, belonging to Friuli-Venezia Giulia, borders on Austria, Slovenia, and the Adriatic. The city is 65 mi NE of Venice. Capitalof the patriarchs of Aquileia from 1238 to 1751, thecity was taken by Venice in 1420, ceded to Austria in1797 by the Treaty of Campo Formio, and includedin Italy in 1866. The Italian army had headquartershere from 1915 to 1917 during World War I. It has a14th-century cathedral, the early castle of the Venetiangovernors, rebuilt in 1517, now a museum, a15th-century town hall, and a 16th-century loggiaand fountain. The 16th-century archepiscopal palacehas frescoes by Tiepolo.

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