Gavignano

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For Gavignano in Fraunce, see Gavignano, Haute-Corse.
Gavignano
Comune
Comune di Gavignano
Gavignano is locatit in Italy
Gavignano
Gavignano
Location o Gavignano in Italy
Coordinates: 41°42′N 13°3′E / 41.700°N 13.050°E / 41.700; 13.050
Kintra Italy
Region Lazio
Province Rome (RM)
Frazioni Rossilli
Aurie
 • Total 14.89 km2 (5.75 sq mi)
Elevation 404 m (1,325 ft)
Population (31 Mey 2002)[1]
 • Tot 1,993
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gavignanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00030
Dialin code 06
ISTAT code 058041
Patron saunt St. Roch
Saunt day 16 August

Gavignano is a hill top toun o 1,982 inhabitants in the Province o Roum, Lazio, central Italy. Gavignano is approximately 50 km sooth east o Roum in the Lepini Muntains.

The name o the toun is believit tae be derivit frae the Roman consul an general Aulus Gabinius, a friend o Pompey an ally o Julius Caesar.

The nearest train station is locatit in the toun o Colleferro. Nearbi, athin the communal territory, is a airchaeological steid o a Roman villa frae the Republican era, the villa "Rossilli", believit tae be a kintra hame o the Julii faimily. At Rossilli thare is a historical abbey an aw, built bi the Benedictines in the 12t century.

Pape Innocent III wis born thare in 1160.

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  1. All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)