Municipality of Ravenna

Ravenna is the capital city of the Province of Ravenna in the Emilia Romagna region, located in the North-East of Italy overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Rich in history, monuments and works of art, Ravenna is the capital of the mosaic.

MUNICIPALITY OF RAVENNA

Ravenna is the capital city of the Province of Ravenna in the Emilia Romagna region, located in the North-East of Italy overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Rich in history, monuments and works of art, Ravenna is the capital of the mosaic. It has been recognized as a world heritage by UNESCO: eight historic buildings are on the World Heritage List (basilica of San Vitale, Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Neonian Baptistery, St. Andrew’s Chapel, Arian Baptistery, Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, Theodoric’s Mausoleum, Basilica of S. Apollinare in Classe). It was a capital of the Western Roman Empire, of the Ostrogoths Kingdom, then of the Byzantine Exarchate.

The territory ruled by the Municipality of Ravenna is about 650 Km2 large and it is divided into 10 districts. There are more than 90 town/villages and other small living settlements. Ravenna is the chief town and about 90.000 inhabitants out of 160.000 live on the municipal land. About 6% of the population come from EU and extra EU countries.

Ravenna is a city rich in cultural and internationally renowned events such as Ravenna Festival, Night Mosaic, Ravenna Bella di Sera, Ravenna Jazz, Mosaic Sound.

Ravenna has an attractive and welcoming historic centre, with countless shops and shop windows of traders and craftsmen who exhibit a wide range of merchandise.

Its pines and its natural areas – rich in inestimable flora and fauna – form an integral part of the Po Delta Regional Park.

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