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
Metropolitan cityRome (RM)
FrazioniLa Piana, Montevirginio
 • MayorAlessandro Bettarelli
 • Total36.92 km2 (14.25 sq mi)
378 m (1,240 ft)
 (30 April 2017)[3]
 • Total4,132
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
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 the church of San Bonaventura, designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
  • Giardini Botanici di Stigliano
  • Ruins of the former village of Monterano, 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, both designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
  • Remains of Roman aqueduct
  • Natural reserve of Monterano
  • Hermitage of Montevirginio


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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