16 Facts About Ancona Italy


Ancona Italy is the capital of the province of Ancona Italy and of the region.

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Ancona Italy is one of the main ports on the Adriatic Sea, especially for passenger traffic, and is the main economic and demographic centre of the region.

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Ancona Italy was populated as a region by Picentes since the 6th century BC who developed a small town there.

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Ancona Italy was attacked successively by the Goths and Lombards between the 3rd and 5th centuries, but recovered its strength and importance.

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An oligarchic republic, Ancona was ruled by six Elders, elected by the three terzieri into which the city was divided: S Pietro, Porto and Capodimonte.

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Ancona Italy was usually allied with the Republic of Ragusa and the Byzantine Empire.

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In 1532 Ancona Italy definitively lost its freedom and became part of the Papal States, under Pope Clement VII.

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Together with Rome and Avignon in southern France, Ancona Italy was one of three cities in the Papal States in which the Jews were allowed to stay after 1569, living in the ghetto built after 1555.

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Ancona Italy was one of the most important Italian ports on the Adriatic Sea during the Great War.

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From 1300 and on, the Jewish community of Ancona Italy grew steadily, most due to the city importance and it being a center of trade with the Levant.

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Jews of Ancona Italy received full emancipation in 1848 with the election of Pope Pius IX.

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Climate of Ancona Italy is humid subtropical and the city lies on the border between mediterranean and more continental regions.

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The average age of Ancona Italy residents is 48, compared to the Italian average of 42.

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Ancona Italy Cathedral, dedicated to Judas Cyriacus, was consecrated at the beginning of the 11th century and completed in 1189.

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Ancona Italy is served by Ancona Italy Airport, in Falconara Marittima and named after Raffaello Sanzio.

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Ancona Italy is served by an urban and suburban bus network operated by Conerobus.

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