Palestrina

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For ither uises, see Palestrina (disambiguation).
Palestrina
Comune di Palestrina
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Palestrina is locatit in Italy
Palestrina
Palestrina
Location o Palestrina in Italy
Coordinates: 41°50′N 12°54′E / 41.833°N 12.900°E / 41.833; 12.900
KintraItaly
RegionLatium
ProvinceRome (RM)
FrazioniCarchitti, Valvarino
Govrenment
 • MayorRodolfo Lena (Democratic Pairty)
Area
 • Total46.8 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
Elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2010)
 • Tot21,567
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Palestrinesi o Prenestini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00036 (capital, Valvarino), 00030 (Carchitti)
Dialin code06
Patron sauntSt. Agapitus martyr
Saunt dayAugust 18
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Palestrina (auncient Praeneste; Auncient Greek: Πραίνεστος) is a auncient ceety an comune (municipality) wi a population o aboot 18,000, in Lazio, aboot 35 kilometres (22 miles) east o Roum. It is connectit tae the latter bi the Via Prenestina.

It is the namesake o componer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

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