Trevignano Romano

Trevignano Romano is a small town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Rome, Lazio, central Italy. With a population of about 5,000, it is located on Lake Bracciano. It is about 47 kilometres (29 mi) away from Rome.

Trevignano Romano
Comune di Trevignano Romano

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Location of Trevignano Romano
Trevignano Romano
Location of Trevignano Romano in Italy
Trevignano Romano
Trevignano Romano (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°09.5′N 12°14.5′E
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
Metropolitan cityRome (RM)
Government
  MayorClaudia Maciucchi
Area
  Total39 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation
173 m (568 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2015)[2]
  Total5,725
  Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Trevignanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00069
Dialing code06
Patron saintSt. Bernardino of Siena
Saint dayMay 20
Websitehttp://www.trevignanoromano.gov.it

Main sights

Etruscan tombs from the 8th - 6th centuries BCE have been found in the hills north of Trevignano. Well-preserved artifacts from two of these tombs are on display at the local Roman Etruscan Museum.

The castle was erected around 1200 by order of Pope Innocent III, and later reinforced by the Orsini. It once had 3 layers of massive walls, but the siege of Cesare Borgia in 1497 and subsequent earthquakes have reduced the structures to a state of poor-repair.



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