The Trieste is the capital of the Autonomous region Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the North-East of Italy, with a population of 260 thousand people. The city is located in the depths of the Gulf of Trieste Adriatic sea, 145 km East of Venice, near the Slovenian border.
Previously it was a very powerful center of influence in politics, literature, art and culture under the dominion of Austria-Hungary. Gradually, its value fell until the end of the 20th century and today tourists often forget about Trieste, because they are interested in large Italian cities such as Rome or Milan. However, Trieste is a splendid city with fascinating and almost Eastern European atmosphere, cozy pubs and cafes, amazing architecture and beautiful sea views.
In the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia has officially recognized four languages: Italian, Slovene, Ladin and German. However, signs in Trieste most often in Italian, as the city itself, primarily, Italian and the local dialect (a form of the Venetian language) is called Trieste. The surrounding area is inhabited most often by slovensko2morje. For those who live and work in the city, easy to find in Trieste free courses languages.