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Rocca Pia

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Rocca Pia
Comune di Rocca Pia
Rocca Pia is located in Italy
Rocca Pia
Rocca Pia
Location o Rocca Pia in Italy
Coordinates: 41°56′4″N 13°58′40″E / 41.93444°N 13.97778°E / 41.93444; 13.97778Coordinates: 41°56′4″N 13°58′40″E / 41.93444°N 13.97778°E / 41.93444; 13.97778
ProvinceL'Aquila (AQ)
 • Total45.00 km2 (17.37 sq mi)
1181 m (3,875 ft)
 (1 January 2007)[1]
 • Total183
 • Density4.1/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code0864
ISTAT code066083
Saunt day19 March
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Rocca Pia is a comune an toun in the Province o L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region o Italy. Its territory extendit up tae the level o Cinquemiglia.[2] Rocca Pia is the name o a castle in Tivoli an aw, near Roum.

Castle Rocca Pia[eedit | eedit soorce]

The castle of Rocca Pia, built in 1461 by Pape Pius II

The castle replacit the earlier Callisto II Borgia an derives its name frae Pio II Piccolomini, the Humanist Pape who haed ordered that the castle be biggit in Tivoli in 1461. Niccolo an Varrone wur the twa airchitects entrustit wi the construction o the castle. The castle teuk ane year tae build an its main purpose wis tae control the ceety an tae prevent ony futur revolts or violence.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  2. "Comune di Rocca Pia"
  3. ""Life in Italy"". Archived frae the original on 18 August 2014. Retrieved 10 November 2014.

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