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Comune di Cerveteri
Coat o airms o Cerveteri
Coat o airms
Cerveteri is locatit in Italy
Location o Cerveteri in Italy
Coordinates: 42°00′N 12°06′E / 42.000°N 12.100°E / 42.000; 12.100
Kintra Italy
Region Lazio
Province Roum
Frazioni Sasso, Ceri, Valcanneto, Marina di Cerveteri, Cerenova, Campo di mare, San Martino, I Terzi, Due Casette
 • Mayor Alessio Pascucci
 • Total 134.43 km2 (51.90 sq mi)
Elevation 81 m (266 ft)
Population (30 Apryle 2009)
 • Tot 35,517
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cerveterani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00052
Dialin code 06
Patron saunt St. Michael
Saunt day May 8
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Cerveteri [tʃerˈvɛːteri] is a toun an comune o the northren Lazio, in the province o Roum. Oreeginally kent as Caere (an aw Caisra an Cisra in Etruscan, Agylla, Άγυλλα in Greek), it is famous for a nummer o Etruscan necropolises.

Cerveteri is believit tae be ane o the ceety-states o the Etruscan League an at its hicht in aroond 600 BC the size o the ceety wur perhaps aroond 25.000 fowk.[1][2]

Twin ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  1. Pounds, N.J.G. (1976). An Historical Geography of Europe 450 B.C.-A.D. 1330. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521291262. 
  2. Museo nazionale di Villa Giulia; Moretti, A.M.S.; Italy. Soprintendenza archeologica per l'Etruria meridionale (2001). The Villa Giulia National Etruscan Museum: Short Guide. L'Erma di Bretschneider. ISBN 9788882650124.