Castiglione in Teverina

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Castiglione in Teverina
Comune di Castiglione in Teverina
Castiglione in Teverina is locatit in Italy
Castiglione in Teverina
Castiglione in Teverina
Location o Castiglione in Teverina in Italy
Coordinates: 42°38′N 12°12′E / 42.633°N 12.200°E / 42.633; 12.200Coordinates: 42°38′N 12°12′E / 42.633°N 12.200°E / 42.633; 12.200
KintraItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceViterbo (VT)
FrazioniSermugnano, Vaiano
Govrenment
 • MayorMirco Luzi
Aurie
 • Total20.0 km2 (7.7 sq mi)
Elevation
228 m (748 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Tot2,350
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castiglionesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
01024
Dialin code0761
Patron sauntSts. Philip an James
Saunt dayMay 3
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Castiglione in Teverina is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Viterbo in the Italian region Lazio, locatit aboot 90 kilometre (56 mi) northwast o Roum an aboot 25 kilometre (16 mi) northeast o Viterbo.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Castiglione is locatit in a aurie ance settled bi the Etruscans. The current toun grew frae aroond the year 1000 frae a castle an, in 1351, it hoosit the inhabitants o the destroyed Paterno. It wis a fief o the Monaldeschi della Cervara an o the Savelli faimilies. Sauld tae the Hoose o Farnese in 1539, it wis pairt o the Duchy o Castro till 1637, when the ceetizens bocht back their freedom for 20,000 ducats.

It remained pairt o the Papal States till 1870, when it wis annexed tae the newly unifee'd Kinrick o Italy.

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Collegiata o Sts. Philip an James. It includes a late 15t hunderyear baptistery
  • Kirk o Madonna della Neve
  • Museum o Wine

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aw demographics an ither statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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