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Comune di Velletri
Panorama o Velletri
Panorama o Velletri
Coat of airms o Velletri
Coat airms
Velletri is located in Italy
Location o Velletri in Italy
Coordinates: 41°41′12″N 12°46′39″E / 41.68667°N 12.77750°E / 41.68667; 12.77750
 • MayorFausto Servadio (Democratic Pairty)
 • Total113 km2 (44 sq mi)
332 m (1,089 ft)
 (April 2010)
 • Total53,298
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code06
Patron sauntSaunt Clement
Saunt dayNovember 23
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Velletri ([velˈleːtri]; Latin Velitrae[1]) is a Italian toun o 53,298 indwallers.[2] It is a comune in the province o Roum, on the Alban Hills, in Lazio (Lazio) - Italy. It is boondit bi ither communes o Rocca di Papa, Lariano, Cisterna di Latina, Artena, Aprilia, Nemi, Genzano di Roma, Lanuvio. Its motto is: Est mihi libertas papalis et imperialis.

It wis a auncient ceety o the Volsci tribe, an its status wis influential in the time o King Ancus Marcius, enough tae be on a par wi Roum. It haes been the steid o twa historical battles, in 1744 an 1849. In the Middle Ages, it wis ane o the few “free ceeties” in Lazio an central Italy.

The day, Velletri is hame tae a circuit court an a preeson, in addeetion tae several colleges an heich schuils. It is the terminus o the Roum-Velletri railwey, inauguratit bi Pape Pius IX in 1863, an the ceety is ane o the centres which the Via Appia Nuova passes throu.

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  1. Dizionario di ortografia e pronunzia 02 - 11 - 2008
  2. Dati ISTAT 04-2010
  3. "Puteaux - Qu'est-ce que le jumelage?". Mairie de Puteaux [Puteaux Official Website] (in French). Archived frae the original on 26 November 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013."Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 26 November 2013. Retrieved 2 Apryle 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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