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Comune di Roccagorga
Roccagorga is located in Italy
Location o Roccagorga in Italy
Coordinates: 41°32′N 13°9′E / 41.533°N 13.150°E / 41.533; 13.150Coordinates: 41°32′N 13°9′E / 41.533°N 13.150°E / 41.533; 13.150
ProvinceProvince o Latina (LT)
 • MayorLoreto Bevilacqua (syne June 2004)
 • Total24.0 km2 (9.3 sq mi)
287 m (942 ft)
 (Dec. 2004)
 • Total4,471
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rocchigiani (archaic: Roccagorgàni)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code0773

Roccagorga is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Latina in the Italian region Lazio, locatit aboot 70 kilometre (43 mi) sootheast o Roum an aboot 20 kilometre (12 mi) northeast o Latina. As o 31 Dizember 2004, it haed a population o 4,471 an a aurie o 24.0 square kilometre (9.3 sq mi).[1]

Roccagorga borders the follaein municipalities: Carpineto Romano, Maenza, Priverno, Sezze.

Pheesical geografie

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The terrain is primarily hilly an mountainous wi a sile rich in calcium. This helps provide a year-roond supply o watter tae the aurie. The climate is mediterranean, wi het, dry summers an mild, wet winters. Agriculture in the aurie focuses on the growin o olives, as favoured bi the mediterranean climate, the calcareous sile an the soothren exposure o the hillsides.


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Roccagorga is situatit at on Monte Nero, a hill in the soothren Lepini mountains. Its origins date back tae the aftermath o the destruction o Privernum in 796 A.D. awtho it wisna until the Middle Ages that it began tae develop on the seicont peak o Gorga, aroond the auld Castle. It is named efter the matron Gorga who, accordin tae legend, settled on Monte Nero alang wi the Privernati refugees.

Main sichts

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  • Hermitage o St. Erasmus.
  • Ethnical Museum o the Lepini Mountains.
  • Kirk o St. Leonard an St. Erasmus.
  • Baronal Palace.

Demographic evolution

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  1. Aw demographics an ither statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.