Orvieto is a city in . Designed to be impregnable, it was founded by the Etruscans on the top of a steep hill made of tufa, a volcanic ash stone.
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Notable Places in the Area

is a large 14th-century Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and situated in the town of Orvieto in , central Italy. Photo: Livioandronico2013, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Pozzo di San Patrizio is a historic well in Orvieto, , central Italy. Photo: Antichitera, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The is an Etruscan necropolis in Orvieto, , .The necropolis owes its name to a crucifix engraved in the tuff inside a rock chapel, carved into the rock on which the city stands. Photo: Adri08, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Localities in the Area

is a comune in the in the region , located about 50 km southwest of and about 45 km northwest of . is situated 4 km south of Orvieto. Photo: LigaDue, CC BY 3.0.

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42.7186° or 42° 43' 7" north
12.1088° or 12° 6' 31.6" east
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United Nations Location Code
325 metres (1,066 feet)
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node 1419995900
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Orvieto
  • Arabic: أورفييتو
  • Armenian: Օրվեիտո
  • Armenian: Օրվիետո
  • Basque: Orvieto
  • Belarusian: Арвіета
  • Breton: Orvieto
  • Bulgarian: Орвието
  • Catalan: Orvieto
  • Cebuano: Orvieto (kapital sa munisipyo)
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  • Chechen: Орвието
  • Chinese: Orvieto
  • Chinese: 奥尔维耶托
  • Chinese: 奧爾維耶托
  • Croatian: Orvieto
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  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: اورفييتو
  • English: Orviëto
  • English: Urviventus
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  • Greek: Ορβιέτο
  • Hebrew: אורבייטו
  • Hindi: ओर्भिएटो
  • Hungarian: Orvieto
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  • Italian: Orvieto
  • Japanese: オルヴィエート
  • Kazakh: Орвието
  • Korean: 오르비에토
  • Latin: Urbs Vetus
  • Lithuanian: Orvjetas
  • Lombard: Orvieto
  • Macedonian: Орвјето
  • Min Nan Chinese: Orvieto
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  • Nepali: ओर्भिएटो
  • Newari: ओर्भिएटो
  • Norwegian: Orvieto
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  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Orvieto
  • Persian: ارویه‌تو
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  • Scots: Orvieto
  • Serbian: Орвијето
  • Serbo-Croatian: Orvieto
  • Sicilian: Orvietu
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  • South Azerbaijani: ارویه‌تو
  • Spanish: Orvieto
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  • Tagalog: Orvieto
  • Tamil: ஒர்வியோடொ
  • Tatar: Орвието
  • Tosk Albanian: Orvieto
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  • Ukrainian: Орв'єто
  • Urdu: ارویتو
  • Uzbek: Orvieto
  • Venetian: Orvieto
  • Vietnamese: Orvieto
  • Volapük: Orvieto
  • Waray (Philippines): Orvieto
  • Welsh: Orvieto
  • Wu Chinese: 奥尔维耶托

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