Fara in Sabina

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Fara in Sabina
Comune
Comune di Fara in Sabina
Palazzo Orsini.
Palazzo Orsini.
Fara in Sabina is located in Italy
Fara in Sabina
Fara in Sabina
Location of Fara in Sabina in Italy
Coordinates: 42°13′N 12°44′E / 42.217°N 12.733°E / 42.217; 12.733
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province / Metropolitan ceety Rieti (RI)
Frazioni Baccelli, Borgo Quinzio, Canneto Sabino, Coltodino, Corese Terra, Passo Corese, Farfa, Prime Case, Talocci
Govrenment
 • Mayor Davide Basilicata
Aurie
 • Tot 54.9 km2 (21.2 sq mi)
Elevation 482 m (1,581 ft)
Population (February 2010[1])
 • Tot 13,142
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 02032
Dialin code 0765
Wabsteid Offeecial 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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