Ascrea is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Latium, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Rome and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Rieti.

Ascrea
Comune di Ascrea
Turano Lake with Ascrea in background
Turano Lake with Ascrea in background
Coat of arms of Ascrea
Ascrea within the Province of Rieti
Ascrea within the Province of Rieti
Location of Ascrea
Ascrea is located in Italy
Ascrea
Ascrea
Location of Ascrea in Italy
Ascrea is located in Lazio
Ascrea
Ascrea
Ascrea (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°11′49″N 12°59′51″E / 42.19694°N 12.99750°E / 42.19694; 12.99750
CountryItaly
RegionLatium
ProvinceRieti (RI)
FrazioniStipes, Valleverde Stipes
Government
 • MayorDante D'Angeli
Area
 • Total14.4 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Elevation
318 m (1,043 ft)
Population
 (31 March 2017)[3]
 • Total250
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ascreani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
02020
Dialing code0765
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

It is an agricultural centre in the medium valley of the Turano River. The municipality borders with Castel di Tora, Collegiove, Longone Sabino, Marcetelli, Paganico Sabino, Pozzaglia Sabina, Rocca Sinibalda and Varco Sabino.

The municipal territory counts a northern exclave in which are located its hamlets (frazioni): Stipes and Valleverde Stipes. A southeastern exclave is located few km from the town.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ 41840 (x a j h) Ascrea on OpenStreetMap

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ascrea at Wikimedia Commons