Campagnano di Roma

Campagnano di Roma is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Rome in the Italian region Latium, located about 30 kilometres (19 miles) northwest of Rome. It was first mentioned in 1076, having been carved out of the great estate assembled on the Roman pattern by Pope Adrian I, ca. 780, his Domusculta Capracorum.[3] In medieval times, Campagnano di Roma was on the via Francigena. Here, Sigeric, Archbishop of Canterbury, sojourned on his return journey from Rome about 990.

Campagnano di Roma
Comune di Campagnano di Roma
Town Hall.

Coat of arms
Location of Campagnano di Roma
Campagnano di Roma
Location of Campagnano di Roma in Italy
Campagnano di Roma
Campagnano di Roma (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°8′N 12°23′E
CountryItaly
RegionLatium
Metropolitan cityRome (RM)
Government
  MayorFulvio Fiorelli
Area
  Total46.94 km2 (18.12 sq mi)
Elevation
270 m (890 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017)[2]
  Total11,586
  Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Campagnanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00063
Dialing code06
Patron saintSts. John the Baptist and Celestine
Saint dayAugust 29
WebsiteOfficial website

Campagnano di Roma borders the following municipalities: Anguillara Sabazia, Formello, Magliano Romano, Mazzano Romano, Nepi, Rome, Sacrofano, Trevignano Romano.

The Archaeological Park of Veii is nearby.

References

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. J.B. Ward-Perkins, "Etruscan Towns, Roman Roads and Medieval Villages: The Historical Geography of Southern Etruria" The Geographical Journal 128.4 (December 1962:389-404) p. 402


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