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Canale Monterano

Canale Monterano is a comune (municipality), former bishopric and Latin titular see in the Metropolitan City of Rome, in the central Italian region of Lazio (Ancient Latium).

Canale Monterano
Comune di Canale Monterano
Roman aqueduct in Monterano.
Roman aqueduct in Monterano.
Coat of arms of Canale Monterano
Coat of arms
Location of Canale Monterano
Canale Monterano is located in Italy
Canale Monterano
Canale Monterano
Location of Canale Monterano in Italy
Canale Monterano is located in Lazio
Canale Monterano
Canale Monterano
Canale Monterano (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°8′N 12°6′E / 42.133°N 12.100°E / 42.133; 12.100
CountryItaly
RegionLatium
Metropolitan cityRome (RM)
FrazioniLa Piana, Montevirginio
Government
 • MayorAlessandro Bettarelli
Area
 • Total36.92 km2 (14.25 sq mi)
Elevation
378 m (1,240 ft)
Population
(30 April 2017)[1]
 • Total4,132
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Canalesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00060
Dialing code06
Patron saintSt. Bartholomew
Saint dayAugust 24
WebsiteOfficial website

Canale Monterano, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Rome, borders the following municipalities : Blera, Manziana, Oriolo Romano, Tolfa and Vejano.

Main sightsEdit

 
Ruins of Bernini church of San Bonaventura
  • Giardini Botanici di Stigliano
  • Ruins of the former village of Monterano (seat of a bishopric, see below) which was set on fire, together with its population, by the French Republican army at the end of the 18th century. It included the church of San Bonaventura and a baroque fountain with a lion statue designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
  • Remains of Roman aqueduct

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External linksEdit