Sant'Apollinare

Sant'Apollinare (locally Santapunaro or Santapunare) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Frosinone in the Italian region Lazio, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) southeast of Rome and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southeast of Frosinone.

Sant'Apollinare
Comune di Sant'Apollinare
Coat of arms of Sant'Apollinare
Location of Sant'Apollinare
Sant'Apollinare is located in Italy
Sant'Apollinare
Sant'Apollinare
Location of Sant'Apollinare in Italy
Sant'Apollinare is located in Lazio
Sant'Apollinare
Sant'Apollinare
Sant'Apollinare (Lazio)
Coordinates: 41°24′N 13°50′E / 41.400°N 13.833°E / 41.400; 13.833
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceFrosinone (FR)
Government
 • MayorEnzo Scittarelli
Area
 • Total17.0 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
Elevation
51 m (167 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017[2])[3]
 • Total1,883
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
DemonymSantapollinaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
03048
Dialing code0776
WebsiteOfficial website

Sant'Apollinare borders the following municipalities: Cassino, Pignataro Interamna, Rocca d'Evandro, San Giorgio a Liri, Sant'Ambrogio sul Garigliano, Sant'Andrea del Garigliano, Vallemaio.

The town originated in 797, when Gisulf, abbot of Montecassino, created here a small monastic community. In the Middle Ages it had a castle commanding the Liri-Garigliano valley, now in ruins. It became part of the Lazio region in 1927. Due to its position across the Gustav Line, during World War II it suffered relevant destructions.

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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