Acquaviva Picena

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Acquaviva Picena
Comune
Comune di Acquaviva Picena
The fortress of Acquaviva
The fortress of Acquaviva
Acquaviva Picena is located in Italy
Acquaviva Picena
Acquaviva Picena
Location of Acquaviva Picena in Italy
Coordinates: 42°57′N 13°49′E / 42.950°N 13.817°E / 42.950; 13.817Coordinates: 42°57′N 13°49′E / 42.950°N 13.817°E / 42.950; 13.817
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Ascoli Piceno (AP)
Frazioni Abbadetta, Casaricca, Forola, Madonna delle Piane, Quercia, Sant'Angelo
Government
 • Mayor Tarcisio Infriccioli
Area
 • Total 20.9 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 3,690
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Demonym Acquavivani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 63030
Dialing code 0735
Patron saint Saint Nicholas
Saint day December 6
Website Official website

Acquaviva Picena is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ascoli Piceno in the Italian region Marche, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Ancona and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Ascoli Piceno.

Main sights[edit]

  • Acquaviva fortress, one of the largest castles in the Marche, rebuilt by Baccio Pontelli in the 15th century
  • Clock tower
  • Mother Church of San Nicolòm built in the 16th century
  • Romanesque church of San Rocco (13th century)
  • Church of San Lorenzo (17th century)

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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