Sant'Angelo in Vado

Sant'Angelo in Vado is a comune (municipality), site of Ancient Tifernum Metaurense and former bishopric in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the central Italian Adriatic region Marche.

Sant'Angelo in Vado
Comune di Sant'Angelo in Vado
View of Sant'Angelo in Vado and Metauro river
View of Sant'Angelo in Vado and Metauro river
Coat of arms of Sant'Angelo in Vado
Sant'Angelo within the Province of Pesaro e Urbino
Sant'Angelo within the Province of Pesaro e Urbino
Location of Sant'Angelo in Vado
Sant'Angelo in Vado is located in Italy
Sant'Angelo in Vado
Sant'Angelo in Vado
Location of Sant'Angelo in Vado in Italy
Sant'Angelo in Vado is located in Marche
Sant'Angelo in Vado
Sant'Angelo in Vado
Sant'Angelo in Vado (Marche)
Coordinates: 43°40′N 12°25′E / 43.667°N 12.417°E / 43.667; 12.417
CountryItaly
RegionMarche
ProvincePesaro e Urbino (PU)
Government
 • MayorStefano Parri
Area
 • Total67.34 km2 (26.00 sq mi)
Elevation
359 m (1,178 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2014)[2]
 • Total3,905
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
DemonymVadesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
61048
Dialing code0722
Patron saintSt. Michael the Archangel
Saint daySeptember 29
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

It is located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) west of Ancona and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Pesaro. Its territory is crossed by the Metauro river.

The municipality borders with Apecchio, Belforte all'Isauro, Carpegna, Mercatello sul Metauro, Peglio, Piandimeleto, Urbania and Urbino. It borders also on Monte Ruperto, a frazione and small enclave of Umbria in the Marche belonging to the municipality of Città di Castello, Province of Perugia.

There were two periods when there was a Roman Catholic Diocese of Sant'Angelo in Vado, although the Diocese has been suppressed since 1986.

Notable localsEdit

SportsEdit

The town is represented by Vadese Calcio, an amateur football (soccer) club founded in 1952, mainly competing in Eccellenza, Promozione and Serie D. Its colors are yellow and red.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ (in Italian) Source: Istat 2010
  3. ^ (in Italian) Vadese Calcio official website

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