The Rocca di Monrupino
Monrupino is a municipality in the Province of Trieste in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 9 kilometres north of Trieste, on the border with Slovenia. It has a population of 848 and an area of 12.7 square kilometres.
According to the 1971 census, 77.3% of the population are Slovenes. The municipality of Monrupino contains mainly villages and hamlets Fernetti, Zolla, Rupingrande. Border crossings into Slovenia are located at Monrupino and Fernetti. Monrupino borders the following municipalities: Trieste, Sgonico, Sežana (Slovenia).