Premilcuore (Romagnol: Premaicur) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Forlì-Cesena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Forlì.

Premilcuore
Comune di Premilcuore
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Coat of arms of Premilcuore
Premilcuore within the Province of Forlì-Cesena
Premilcuore within the Province of Forlì-Cesena
Location of Premilcuore
Premilcuore is located in Italy
Premilcuore
Premilcuore
Location of Premilcuore in Italy
Premilcuore is located in Emilia-Romagna
Premilcuore
Premilcuore
Premilcuore (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 43°59′N 11°47′E / 43.983°N 11.783°E / 43.983; 11.783
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceForlì-Cesena (FC)
FrazioniPonte Fantella
Government
 • MayorLuigi Capacci[1]
Area
 • Total98.8 km2 (38.1 sq mi)
Elevation
459 m (1,506 ft)
Population
 (2011[3])[4]
 • Total803
 • Density8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Premilcuoresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
47010
Dialing code0543
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

Following a local tradition, the town was founded in the year 215 by a Roman centurion named "Marcelliano", who took refuge with some soldiers in the valley of Rabbi river. First mentioned in 1124, it was part of the Province of Florence, in Tuscany, until 1923.

GeographyEdit

Located at the borders of Romagna with Tuscany, Premilcuore is a little hill town of the Apennine Mountains, below the Alpe di San Benedetto and Falterona mountains.[5] It borders the municipalities of Galeata, Portico e San Benedetto, Rocca San Casciano, San Godenzo (FI), and Santa Sofia. It counts the hamlet (frazione) of Ponte Fantella.

DemographicsEdit

Main sightsEdit

Main sights of Premilcuore include the medieval old town with its fortress (Rocca di Premilcuore), palaces and churches. The town is also part of the Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, Campigna National Park.[5][6]

PersonalitiesEdit

MediaEdit

The indie pop band Tiny Tide shoot the second part of their video "Road to fairies" in there.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Italian) Mayor of Premilcuore on the municipal website
  2. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ (in Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  4. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  5. ^ a b (in Italian) Premilcuore at the Office of Tourism of the Province of Forlì-Cesena
  6. ^ (in Italian) Territory of Foreste Casentinesi National Park

External linksEdit

  Media related to Premilcuore at Wikimedia Commons