Sant'Oreste

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Sant'Oreste
Comune di Sant'Oreste
Sant'Oreste is locatit in Italy
Sant'Oreste
Sant'Oreste
Location o Sant'Oreste in Italy
Coordinates: 42°14′N 12°31′E / 42.233°N 12.517°E / 42.233; 12.517
KintraItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceRoum (RM)
Govrenment
 • MayorMario Segoni
Area
 • Total44.0 km2 (17.0 sq mi)
Elevation
420 m (1,380 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Tot3,800
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00060
Dialin code0761
Patron sauntSt. Edistus
Saunt dayOctober 12
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Sant'Oreste is a comune (municipality) in the province o Roum in the Italian region Lazio, locatit aboot 35 km north o Roum. It stauns owerby fae the Monte Soratte, that hooses a Natural Preserve wi the same name.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The first mention o Sant'Oreste is made bi Benedict o Soratte (Benedetto del Soratte) in his Chronicon in 747 AD, in whilk he mentions Curtis Sancii Heristi.[2] Ane source states that the toponym derives frae the faimily o the Aristi or Edisti. A memmer o this faimily, Saunt Orestes (Edistus, Sant'Edisto, Sant'Oreste) wis martyred for his faith aroond 68 AD. Wi linguistic transmogrification, the name wis chynged frae Sanctus Edistus tae Sanctus Heristus, Santo Resto, San Tresto, Sant'Oreste.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Comune di Sant'Oreste