Montelibretti

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Montelibretti
Comune di Montelibretti
MontelibrettiIngresso.jpg
Montelibretti is locatit in Italy
Montelibretti
Montelibretti
Location o Montelibretti in Italy
Coordinates: 42°8′N 12°44′E / 42.133°N 12.733°E / 42.133; 12.733
KintraItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceRoum (RM)
FrazioniPianabella di Montelibretti, Passo Corese (together with the comune of Fara in Sabina), Borgo Santa Maria, Montemaggiore
Govrenment
 • MayorLuigi Sergi
Area
 • Total44.0 km2 (17.0 sq mi)
Elevation
232 m (761 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total5,023
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montelibrettesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00010
Dialin code0774
Patron sauntSt. Nicholas o Bari, Blessed Virgin o Carmine
Saunt dayMey 9 an 10, 2nt Seturday in October
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Montelibretti is a toun an comune (municipality) in the Province o Roum in the Italian region Lazio, locatit aboot 30 km northeast o Roum on the slopes o Monti Sabini.

Montelibretti borders the follaein municipalities: Capena, Fara in Sabina, Fiano Romano, Monterotondo, Montopoli di Sabina, Montorio Romano, Moricone, Nerola, Palombara Sabina.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name derives frae the presence o a Roman villa awned bi Caius Brutius Presentis, Commodus' faither-in-law. In the Middle Ages, stairtin frae the 15t century, it wis a fortress o the Orsini, who wur succeedit bi the Barberini an then bi the Sciarra.

In 1867 it wis the location o a battle atween Garibaldine an Papal troops, in the course o the Battle o Mentana.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.