Comune di Turriaco

Coat of arms

Location of Turriaco in Italy

Coordinates: 45°49′N 13°27′E / 45.817°N 13.450°E / 45.817; 13.450Coordinates: 45°49′N 13°27′E / 45.817°N 13.450°E / 45.817; 13.450
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province / Metropolitan city Gorizia (GO)
  Mayor Sandra Brumat (since June 13, 2004)
  Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2001)
  Total 2,437
  Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Turriachesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34070
Dialing code 0481
Patron saint Saint Roch
Website www.bisiacaria.com

Turriaco (Bisiaco: Turiac) is a town and comune in the province of Gorizia (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, northern Italy) near the Isonzo river.

Its name comes from the ancient latin name "Turris Aquae", the tower of the water.

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