Canino is a town and comune of Italy, in the province of Viterbo (northern Lazio) in the internal part of Maremma Laziale. It is 15 kilometres (9 mi) west of Valentano and 44 kilometres (27 mi) northwest of Viterbo.

Canino
Comune di Canino
Panorama of Castelvecchio, the most ancient district of Canino.
Panorama of Castelvecchio, the most ancient district of Canino.
Coat of arms of Canino
Location of Canino
Canino is located in Italy
Canino
Canino
Location of Canino in Italy
Canino is located in Lazio
Canino
Canino
Canino (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°27′N 11°45′E / 42.450°N 11.750°E / 42.450; 11.750
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceViterbo (VT)
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe Cesetti
Area
 • Total124.04 km2 (47.89 sq mi)
Elevation
229 m (751 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2019)[2]
 • Total5,255
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Caninesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
01011
Dialing code0761
Patron saintSaint Clement
Saint dayNovember 23
WebsiteOfficial website

It is also near the ancient Etruscan town of Vulci, and the destroyed city of Castro. Lucien Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, was lord of Canino and is buried in the town's collegiate church. Canino was also a residence of the Farnese family; future pope Paul III was born here in 1468.

The hills that surround Canino reach the Selva del Lamone and are cultivated with grapes and olive, the famous olive oil extra vergine di oliva, from the "Canina" olive variety, has been given DOP with Reg. CE n. 1263/96.

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.