San Felice Circeo

San Felice Circeo is a town and comune in the province of Latina, in the Lazio region of central Italy.

San Felice Circeo
Comune di San Felice Circeo

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Location of San Felice Circeo
San Felice Circeo
Location of San Felice Circeo in Italy
San Felice Circeo
San Felice Circeo (Lazio)
Coordinates: 41°17′N 13°08′E
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceLatina (LT)
FrazioniBorgo Montenero, Colonia Elena, La Cona, Mezzomonte, Pantano Marino, San Vito
Government
  MayorGiuseppe Schiboni
Area
  Total32.63 km2 (12.60 sq mi)
Elevation
98 m (322 ft)
Population
 (31 May 2015)[2]
  Total10,018
  Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sanfeliciani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
04017
Dialing code0773
Patron saintSan Felice Martire
Saint dayJuly 29
WebsiteOfficial website

It is included in the Circeo National Park. Sites include the Grotta Guattari, one of the oldest Neanderthal sites in Italy.

Capo Circeo Lighthouse is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the old town.

History

The Roman Triumvir Lepidus was exiled here after his fall in 36 BC by his former colleague, and future Emperor, Octavian.

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