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A (; plural: ) is a neighbourhood in several Italian cities. A is a territorial subdivision. The larger administrative subdivisions in Rome are the , with the being used only in the historic centre. The word derives from the Latin , the 14 subdivisions of Rome imposed by
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The term has been adopted as a synonym of in the Italian .


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Circoscrizione ''Circoscrizione'' (; plural: ''circoscrizioni'') can refer to two different administrative units of Italy Italy ( it, Italia ), officially the Italian Republic ( it, Repubblica Italiana, links=no ), is a country consisting of a peninsula ...
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Frazione A ''frazione'' (plural: ) is a type of subdivision of a ''comune The (; plural: ) is a Administrative division, local administrative division of Italy, roughly equivalent to a township or municipality. Importance and function The pro ...
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Località A ''località'' is an inhabited place in Italy that is not accorded a more significant distinction in administrative law such as a ''frazione A ''frazione'' (plural: ) is a type of subdivision of a '' comune'' ( municipality) in Italy, often a sm ...
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Quartiere A (; plural: ) is a territorial subdivision of certain Italian towns. The word derives from (‘fourth’) and was thus properly used only for towns divided into four neighborhoods by the two main roads. It has been later used as a synonymous ...
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Rioni of Rome A rione of Rome (, pl. ''rioni'') is a traditional administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many si ...

Rioni of Rome
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Sestiere A (plural: ) is a subdivision of certain Italian towns and cities. The word is from (‘sixth’), so it is thus used only for towns divided into six districts. The best-known example is the sestieri of Venice, ''sestieri'' of Venice, but Ascol ...
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Terziere A (plural: ) is a subdivision of several towns in Italy Italy ( it, Italia ), officially the Italian Republic ( it, Repubblica Italiana, links=no ), is a country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps The Alps ; german: ...


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