Palestrina

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Palestrina
Comune
Comune di Palestrina

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Palestrina is located in Italy
Palestrina
Palestrina
Location o Palestrina in Italy
Coordinates: 41°50′N 12°54′E / 41.833°N 12.900°E / 41.833; 12.900
Kintra Italy
Region Latium
Province Rome (RM)
Frazioni Carchitti, Valvarino
Government
 • Mayor Rodolfo Lena (Democratic Pairty)
Area
 • Total 46.8 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (30 November 2010)
 • Total 21,567
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym Palestrinesi o Prenestini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00036 (capital, Valvarino), 00030 (Carchitti)
Diallin code 06
Patron saunt St. Agapitus martyr
Saunt day August 18
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Palestrina (auncient Praeneste; Auncient Greek: Πραίνεστος) is a auncient ceety an comune (municipality) wi a population o aboot 18,000, in Lazio, aboot 35 kilometres (22 miles) east o Roum. It is connectit tae the latter bi the Via Prenestina.

It is the namesake o componer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

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