Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole

Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole (Romagnol: Castruchèira or Castruchêra e Tèra de Sòlis) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Forlì-Cesena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Forlì.

Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
Comune di Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
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Coat of arms of Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
Location of Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole is located in Italy
Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
Location of Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole in Italy
Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole is located in Emilia-Romagna
Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°11′N 11°56′E / 44.183°N 11.933°E / 44.183; 11.933Coordinates: 44°11′N 11°56′E / 44.183°N 11.933°E / 44.183; 11.933
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceForlì-Cesena (FC)
FrazioniCastrocaro Terme (municipal seat), Terra del Sole, Pieve Salutare
Government
 • MayorMarianna Tonellato
Area
 • Total38.95 km2 (15.04 sq mi)
Elevation
68 m (223 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[2]
 • Total6,321
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castrocaresi and Terrasolani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
47011 (Castrocaro and Pieve Salutare), 47010 (Terra del Sole)
Dialing code0543
WebsiteOfficial website

The comune consists of three small towns: Castrocaro, Terra del Sole and Pieve Salutare. Terra del Sole, founded as a 16th-century fortress by Cosimo I de' Medici, is believed to occupy the site of the ancient city of Solona, which lends its name to the town Terra del Sole.[3]

Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole borders the following municipalities: Brisighella, Dovadola, Forlì, Modigliana, Predappio.

Castrocaro is home to a spa. It is also the seat of the Castrocaro Music Festival, featuring new singers.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography

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