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Gallese is an Italian comune (municipality) in the Province of Viterbo, 35 kilometres (22 mi) from Viterbo.

Gallese
Comune di Gallese
Coat of arms of Gallese
Coat of arms
Location of Gallese
Gallese is located in Italy
Gallese
Gallese
Location of Gallese in Italy
Gallese is located in Lazio
Gallese
Gallese
Gallese (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°22′28″N 12°23′59″E / 42.37444°N 12.39972°E / 42.37444; 12.39972
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceViterbo (VT)
Government
 • MayorDanilo Piersanti
Area
 • Total37.17 km2 (14.35 sq mi)
Elevation
135 m (443 ft)
Population
(31 December 2017)
 • Total2,821
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
01035
Dialing code0761
Patron saintSan Famiano
Saint dayAugust 8
WebsiteOfficial website

It was taken by Duke Thrasimund II of Spoleto in 737 or 738, at which time it was essential to communications between Rome and Ravenna and had a large fortress.

Pope Marinus I (882-884) was a native of Gallese, as was Pope Romanus, who was head of the Catholic Church in 897.