Poggio Nativo

Poggio Nativo (Sabino: Pugginaddio) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Latium, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Rome and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Rieti.

Poggio Nativo
Comune di Poggio Nativo
Coat of arms of Poggio Nativo
Coat of arms
Location of Poggio Nativo
Poggio Nativo is located in Italy
Poggio Nativo
Poggio Nativo
Location of Poggio Nativo in Italy
Poggio Nativo is located in Lazio
Poggio Nativo
Poggio Nativo
Poggio Nativo (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°13′N 12°48′E / 42.217°N 12.800°E / 42.217; 12.800
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceRieti (RI)
Government
 • MayorVittore Antonini
Area
 • Total16.4 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Elevation
415 m (1,362 ft)
Population
 (2008)[3]
 • Total2,352
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Poggionativesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
02030
Dialing code0765
Patron saintSt. Michael Archangel
Saint daySeptember 29

Poggio Nativo borders the following municipalities: Casaprota, Castelnuovo di Farfa, Frasso Sabino, Mompeo, Nerola, Poggio Moiano, Scandriglia, Toffia.

Poggio Nativo is home to the Santacittarama Theravada Buddhist monastery. Economy is mostly based on agriculture (cereals, olives, vines, fruit) and cattle raising.

Among the main landmarks is the San Paolo church and former monastery.

ReferencesEdit

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