- Gradisca d'Isonzo
official_name = Gradisca d'Isonzo
province = Gorizia
population_total = 6600
timezone = CET, UTC+1
website = [http://www.gradisca.totemonline.com www.gradisca.totemonline.com]
Gradisca d'Isonzo (Friulian: "Gardiscje", Slovenian: "Gradišče ob Soči") is a town of 6,600 inhabitants in the
province of Gorizia, in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, north-eastern Italy. It is located on the IsonzoRiver.
Although it is said to have been founded by the Venetians in the
15th century, the town's name is a Slavic toponym: in archaic Slovene, "Gradišče" was a term indicating a fortified site or a ruin and is a widespread toponymin Slovenian ethnic territory.
The town is an important cultural center for the Friulian people in the
Gorizia and Gradisca
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