Agosta, Lazio

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Comune di Agosta
View o Agosta
View o Agosta
Agosta is locatit in Italy
Location o Agosta in Italy
Coordinates: 41°59′N 13°2′E / 41.983°N 13.033°E / 41.983; 13.033
Kintra Italy
Region Latium
Province Roum (RM)
Frazioni Madonna della Pace, Le Selve, Cacino, Tostini, Il Barco, La Vasca
 • Mayor Gianfranco Massimi
 • Total 9.5 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Elevation 392 m (1,286 ft)
Population (2008[1])
 • Tot 1,733
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Agostani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00020
Dialin code 0774

Agosta is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Roum in the Italian region Lazio, locatit aboot 45 km east o Roum.

Agosta borders the follaein municipalities: Canterano, Cervara di Roma, Marano Equo, Rocca Canterano, Subiaco.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie o Agosta wis inhabitit syne prehistoric times. It is mentioned in Augustus's Res Gestae as the source o the Aqua Marcia aqueduct, an efter that it teuk its name frae the Roman emperor. In 1051 AD a castle is mentioned here, which later wis a possession o the monastery o Subiaco.

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Medieval castle
  • Airch o the Cardinal o della Porta, built in 1503 near a brig which at the time crossed the Aniene river.
  • Sanctuar o Madonna del Passo (17t century)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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