Triesta, is a city in Trivendito, Istalia, capital of the homonymous province and most populous city of the region.
It is an important city for Istalia as international and national trade and industrial hub, among the most important of the country. Triesta, in fact, hosts the largest port in east Majatra, it is quickly connected through roads and rail ways with the rest of the continent and all this make Triesta the "Gateway to Majatra" for most part of the trade routes for and from south and east Seleya and Dovani.
As industrial hub, Triesta has a capital importance for the economy and the defence of Istalia: the city hosts the largest shipyards of the country and among the largest in Majatra, it produces civil and military ships of all kind for home and abroad, resulting a strategic element for the Istalian Defence and specifically for the Navy.
The city was found by selucian settlers from Alaria on the site of a previous pre-selucian sarrentine people. The city, however, for century remained a border town, with the political power focused on center and southern areas of the peninsula.
Vinesia for centuries remained the most important center in north-east Istalia, alongside cities like Verunia, became since 18th century the Quanzar headquarter in Istalia.
Modern and recent historyEdit
The city remained a little fishing port city until the foundation of the Fourth Republic, which elevated Triesta to province capital forecasting an expansion of the port for increase the trade. The city then became a center focused mainly on trade and commerce, this until 40th century.
In fact, at the beginning of the so called New Fourth Republic, the Government and the private business made Triesta the main shipyard of Istalia, prompting a wide industrial development too. Among the most important shipyards, the ones of Magistro-Leonardi. The growth attracted a lot of people from the countryside and other Istalian cities and today the city can boast the largest population of Trivendito.
The local form of government of the city follow the model of the mayor–council government system, with a mayor (Istalian: sindaco) elected by voters, and a unicameral council as the legislative branch (Istalian: Consiglio). To the mayor is given almost total administrative authority and a clear, wide range of political independence, with the power to appoint and dismiss department heads and furthermore he prepares and administers the city budget, although most part of the decisions must be approved by the council.