Pescorocchiano

Pescorocchiano (Sabino: U Pesc'hu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Latium, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Rome and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Rieti.

Pescorocchiano
Comune di Pescorocchiano
View of Torre di Taglio, a frazione of Pescorocchiano.
View of Torre di Taglio, a frazione of Pescorocchiano.
Coat of arms of Pescorocchiano
Coat of arms
Location of Pescorocchiano
Pescorocchiano is located in Italy
Pescorocchiano
Pescorocchiano
Location of Pescorocchiano in Italy
Pescorocchiano is located in Lazio
Pescorocchiano
Pescorocchiano
Pescorocchiano (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°12′N 13°9′E / 42.200°N 13.150°E / 42.200; 13.150
CountryItaly
RegionLatium
ProvinceRieti (RI)
FrazioniAlzano, Castelluccio Baccarecce, Castagneta, Civitella di Nesce, Colle di Pace, Girgenti, Granara, Leofreni, Nesce, Pace, Petrignano, Poggio San Giovanni, Roccaberardi, Roccarandisi, Santa Lucia di Gioverotondo, Sant'Elpidio, Torre di Taglio, Val de' Varri
Government
 • MayorMario Gregori
Area
 • Total94.78 km2 (36.59 sq mi)
Elevation
806 m (2,644 ft)
Population
 (31 March 2018[2])[3]
 • Total2,031
 • Density21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pescorocchianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
02024
Dialing code0746
Patron saintSt. Andrew the Apostle
Saint day30 November
WebsiteOfficial website

Pescorocchiano borders the following municipalities: Borgorose, Carsoli, Collalto Sabino, Fiamignano, Marcetelli, Petrella Salto, Sante Marie, Tornimparte, Varco Sabino. It is located not far from the Lago del Salto and is a typical agricultural municipality, renowned for the production of chestnut. The frazione (separated hamlet) of Civitella di Nesce, was most likely the seat of the Res publica Aequiculorum, an ancient Roman municipium in the former territory of the Aequi.

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.

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