San Giustino

San Giustino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 50 kilometres (31 miles) northwest of Perugia on the Tiber River.

San Giustino
Comune di San Giustino
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Location of San Giustino
San Giustino is located in Italy
San Giustino
San Giustino
Location of San Giustino in Italy
San Giustino is located in Umbria
San Giustino
San Giustino
San Giustino (Umbria)
Coordinates: 43°33′N 12°11′E / 43.550°N 12.183°E / 43.550; 12.183Coordinates: 43°33′N 12°11′E / 43.550°N 12.183°E / 43.550; 12.183
ProvincePerugia (PG)
FrazioniCelalba, Cospaia, Selci-Lama, Uselle-Renzetti
 • Total80.7 km2 (31.2 sq mi)
336 m (1,102 ft)
 • Total11 101
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Dialing code075
Patron saintSt. Justin
Saint day1 June
WebsiteOfficial website


In ancient Roman times it was a town named Meliscianum.[3]

Nearby at Colle Plinio a large elaborate ancient Roman villa that belonged to the Plinys, Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger.[4]

Later historyEdit

The frazione of Cospaia was a small independent republic from 1440 until 1826.


Located in north of Umbria, next to the borders with Tuscany and Marche, the municipality borders with Borgo Pace (PU), Citerna, Città di Castello, Mercatello sul Metauro (PU) and Sansepolcro (AR). It counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Celalba, Cospaia, Selci-Lama and Uselle-Renzetti.

International relationsEdit

Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit

San Giustino is twinned with:


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ San Giustino
  4. ^ A. Marzano, Country Villas in Roman Central Italy: Reassessing the Evidence, A Tall Order: Writing the Social History of the Ancient World, J. Aubert et al. Leipzig 2005, ISBN 3-598-77828-7 p 252

External linksEdit

  Media related to San Giustino at Wikimedia Commons