Monrupino

Monrupino

Monrupino (German deprecated: Reippen, Slovenian: Repentabor) is a town with a population of 893 (December 31, 2015) in the province of Trieste. Monrupino is the smallest municipality of the province of Trieste. Monrupino consists of the three localities Fernetti (slow. Fernetiči), Col (ital. Zolla) Repen (ital. Rupingrande) and adjacent to the community Sežana (Slovenia). The population is predominantly at the Slovene-speaking minority. Until Slovenia joined the EU, the border crossing Fernetti was one of the most important way points for Italian goods exported to the Balkans. The immediate access to the international road transport has an impact on the economy of the town positively. Monrupino is nevertheless still very traditional. Many of them well-preserved houses testify in the typical architectural style of Carso (ital. Casa carsica, slow. Kraška hiša), where tourists get insight into the customs of the area and agricultural tools and furniture can get to know from the last century. A special attraction is the Karst Wedding (ital. Nozze Carsiche, slow. Kraška ohcet) in the summer, be trusted with the newlyweds in the traditional Karst tradition. On a hill of the community, the small fortified Sanctuary of Monrupino is from the 16th century. The complex offers a panoramic view of the surrounding area in Italy and Slovenia. The corresponding to 1918 imperial Austria community was developed in 1906 by the karst underground, the extension of the Bohinj railway, with a direct train from Trieste to Villach and Salzburg was created. It will no longer sail in the range of Monrupino passenger for decades, often in cross-border freight traffic.

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