Vallemaio 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.

Vallemaio
Comune di Vallemaio
Vallemaio centro storico.JPG
Location of Vallemaio
Vallemaio is located in Italy
Vallemaio
Vallemaio
Location of Vallemaio in Italy
Vallemaio is located in Lazio
Vallemaio
Vallemaio
Vallemaio (Lazio)
Coordinates: 41°22′N 13°49′E / 41.367°N 13.817°E / 41.367; 13.817Coordinates: 41°22′N 13°49′E / 41.367°N 13.817°E / 41.367; 13.817
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceFrosinone (FR)
Government
 • MayorFernando Tommaso De Magistris
Area
 • Total19.6 km2 (7.6 sq mi)
Elevation
337 m (1,106 ft)
Population
 (30/11/2019)[2]
 • Total907
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vallemaiesi or Vallefreddani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
03040
Dialing code0776
Patron saintThomas The Apostle
Saint day7 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Vallemaio borders the following municipalities: Castelforte, Castelnuovo Parano, Coreno Ausonio, San Giorgio a Liri, Sant'Andrea del Garigliano, Sant'Apollinare.

EtymologyEdit

Before 1932, the name of the commune was Vallefredda, a toponym which emphasized the harsh climate that one has in winter. However, considering it lies on the slopes of the Mount Maio, it was renamed in 1932.

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.