Udine is a city and comune in northeastern Italy,
in the middle of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region,
between the Adriatic Sea and the Alps (Alpi Carniche).
Its population was 99,244 in 2016,
176,000 with the urban area. Udine lies at the crossroads of different nationalities,
cultures and customs. The city is famous for its excellent
cuisine, excellent wines and good cultural performances.