Monte Porzio

Monte Porzio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the Italian region Marche, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Ancona and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Pesaro.

Monte Porzio
Comune di Monte Porzio
Coat of arms of Monte Porzio
Coat of arms
Monte Porzio within the Province of Pesaro-Urbino
Monte Porzio within the Province of Pesaro-Urbino
Location of Monte Porzio
Monte Porzio is located in Italy
Monte Porzio
Monte Porzio
Location of Monte Porzio in Italy
Monte Porzio is located in Marche
Monte Porzio
Monte Porzio
Monte Porzio (Marche)
Coordinates: 43°41′N 13°3′E / 43.683°N 13.050°E / 43.683; 13.050
CountryItaly
RegionMarche
ProvincePesaro e Urbino (PU)
FrazioniCastelvecchio
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Breccia
Area
 • Total18.4 km2 (7.1 sq mi)
Elevation
105 m (344 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2017[2])[3]
 • Total2,844
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Monteporziesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
61040
Dialing code0721
Patron saintSt. Michael Archangel
Saint day29 September
WebsiteOfficial website

Monte Porzio borders the following municipalities: Corinaldo, Mondavio, San Costanzo, Terre Roveresche, Trecastelli. It is an agricultural and industrial center on the hills of the left bank of the lower Val Cesano. In the 19th century it was renowned for the production of scissors.

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

  Media related to Monte Porzio at Wikimedia Commons