L'Aquila is a city and commune in central Italy. The capital of the region of Abruzzi, which is also the administrative center of the province of L'Aquila. It has 73,150 inhabitants, in addition, about 100,000 people come to the city every day to study, to work, to see the sights or just to relax. The city is built on a hill in the wide valley of the Aterno river, surrounded by the Apennine mountains. To the north-east of the city is the highest ridge of the Apennines, Gran Sasso.
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In L'Aquila, labyrinths of narrow streets, made up of Baroque and Renaissance buildings and churches, open onto elegant squares. The city has a university (it: University of L'Aquila), a campus and many cultural institutions: a repertory theater, a symphony orchestra, an art academy and a conservatory. The historical part of the city is surrounded by medieval walls.
Saints Pope Celestine and Bernardine of Siena are venerated as patrons of the city. City holiday - June 10.