San Gemini

San Gemini is a comune (municipality) of c. 5,000 inhabitants in the province of Terni in the Italian region Umbria, located about 60 km south of Perugia and about 10 km northwest of Terni.

San Gemini
Comune di San Gemini
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Coat of arms of San Gemini
Coat of arms
Location of San Gemini
San Gemini is located in Italy
San Gemini
San Gemini
Location of San Gemini in Italy
San Gemini is located in Umbria
San Gemini
San Gemini
San Gemini (Umbria)
Coordinates: 42°36′40″N 12°32′45″E / 42.61111°N 12.54583°E / 42.61111; 12.54583Coordinates: 42°36′40″N 12°32′45″E / 42.61111°N 12.54583°E / 42.61111; 12.54583
ProvinceTerni (TR)
FrazioniAcquavogliera, Colle Pizzuto, Quadrelletto, Sangemini Fonte
 • MayorLuciano Clementella
 • Total27.9 km2 (10.8 sq mi)
337 m (1,106 ft)
 (30 June 2016)[3]
 • Total5,015
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0744
Patron saintSan Gemine
Saint day9 October
WebsiteOfficial website

San Gemini borders the municipalities of Montecastrilli, Narni and Terni.

The town is a well-preserved medieval burgh with two lines of walls, built over the remains of a small Roman center along the old Via Flaminia. It is especially known for its mineral waters.

Main sightsEdit

  • San Gemini Cathedral or Duomo - a 12-century church dedicated to the commune's patron, the locally venerated Saint Gemine, whose relics were recovered in 1775, was rebuilt in 1817. Brother Gemine was a monk of Syrian origins who died in 815.[4] The burial urn and original stone are conserved in the sacristy; the saint has been reburied under the high altar. The saint's day is 9 October.
  • Carsulae -Archeological site
  • San Nicolò - Romanesque architecture church.
  • San Francesco - Franciscan church with 15th-century frescoes.
  • Geolab, a permanent exhibition devoted to geological sciences.
  • San Giovanni Battista -11th century church
  • San Carlo -15th century church


  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.
  4. ^ Umbria online: San Gemini

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