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Civitavecchia, Italy
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City introduction

Civitavecchia is a seaport of Rome province, Lazio region, Italy. It is located on the Tyrrhenian Sea coast and covers 71 square kilometers. Its population is more than 70,000 while the total population around the town is about 200,000.

Civitavecchia has a long history and a dynamic economy. It is only half an hour's drive from Rome and enjoys a well-developed tourism industry. Due to its excellent hotel facilities, Civitavecchia is an ideal starting place for visiting the nearby hinterland to enjoy the well-protected beautiful landscapes and art treasures from the Etruscan period (8-6th century BC), the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

The port of Chivetavikia has great significance in the history of Italian port development. It is the cargo collection and distribution center for the second-largest industrial area in Italy, the materials supplier for the center of the country and for Rome’s industrial and commercial areas. It handles imported goods from all the major Mediterranean ports. Chivetavikia has 20 docks, ranging in length from 86 meters to 310 m, and modern container terminals.  Also, it is Italy's second-largest and Europe's third-largest passenger port.

Civitavecchia and Jinan

In August 2013, Pietro Dadey, the mayor of Chivetavikia, led a delegation to Jinan, and signed a letter of intent for the establishment of a sister-city relationship with Jinan.

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