Fara in Sabina

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Fara in Sabina
Comune di Fara in Sabina
Palazzo Orsini.
Palazzo Orsini.
Fara in Sabina is locatit in Italy
Fara in Sabina
Fara in Sabina
Location o Fara in Sabina in Italy
Coordinates: 42°13′N 12°44′E / 42.217°N 12.733°E / 42.217; 12.733
KintraItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceRieti (RI)
FrazioniBaccelli, Borgo Quinzio, Canneto Sabino, Coltodino, Corese Terra, Passo Corese, Farfa, Prime Case, Talocci
Govrenment
 • MayorDavide Basilicata
Area
 • Total54.9 km2 (21.2 sq mi)
Elevation
482 m (1,581 ft)
Population
 (February 2010[1])
 • Tot13,142
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
02032
Dialin code0765
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid
Remains o the Abbey o St. Martin.

Fara in Sabina is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Rieti in the Italian region Lazio, locatit aboot 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast o Roum an aboot 25 kilometres (16 mi) soothwast o Rieti. It borders the municipalities o Castelnuovo di Farfa, Montelibretti, Montopoli di Sabina, Nerola, Toffia. The Abbey o Farfa is locatit in the tounship's territory.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie wis awready inhabitit in prehistoric times, as attestit bi several airchaeological fyndins frae the mid-Palaeolithic an the late Bronze Ages.

Atween the 9t an the 6t hunderyears BC, a dounset o the Sabines, identifee'd wi the ceety o Cures, existit here, continuin intae Roman Empire times. Remains frae it include the baths, a smaw theatre an terraces for agricultur.

The oreegins o the modren toun date housomeivver tae Lombard times (late 6t hunderyear AD), as it haes been supposit frae the presence o the Lombard wird fara ("faimily clan") in the name. A castle is kent frae 1006, an frae 1050 Fara wis a possession o the Abbey o Farfa; later it wis a fief o the Orsini.

Durin Warld War II, the POW camp P.G. 54 wis locatit at adjacent Passo Corese.[2]

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fara in Sabina is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aw demographics an ither statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. World War II - PoW Escape Routes in Italy 1943/44 P.4

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