Arce, Italy

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Arce
Comune
Comune di Arce
Arce is located in Italy
Arce
Arce
Location of Arce in Italy
Coordinates: 41°35′N 13°34′E / 41.583°N 13.567°E / 41.583; 13.567Coordinates: 41°35′N 13°34′E / 41.583°N 13.567°E / 41.583; 13.567
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Frosinone (FR)
Frazioni Campanile, Campostefano, Collealto, Collemezzo, Collenoci, Colleolivo, Colleone, Fontanelle, Frassi, Isoletta, Marzi, Murata, Portone, Puzzaca, Tramonti, Valle
Government
 • Mayor Giuseppe Corsetti
Area
 • Total 39.5 km2 (15.3 sq mi)
Elevation 247 m (810 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 5,976
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03032
Dialing code 0776
Patron saint St. Eleutherius
Saint day May 29
Website Official website

Arce is a comune (municipality) in the province of Frosinone, in the region of Lazio, Italy. it is an agricultural centre located on a hill overlooking the Via Casilina, in the middle valley of the Liri.

History[edit]

In the Middle Ages it followed the history of Rocca d'Arce. Later it was a fief of the Della Rovere (1475) and the Boncompagni (1612). Main sights include the Baroque Parrocchiale of Santi Pietro e Paolo (late 17th century) and the church of Sant'Antonio, which has maintained a 13th-century portal.

Geography[edit]

Arce borders with the municipalities of Ceprano, Colfelice, Falvaterra, Fontana Liri, Monte San Giovanni Campano, Rocca d'Arce, San Giovanni Incarico and Strangolagalli.

Its hamlets (frazioni) are Campanile, Campostefano, Collealto, Collemezzo, Collenoci, Colleolivo, Colleone, Fontanelle, Frassi, Isoletta, Marzi, Murata, Portone, Puzzaca, Tramonti, and Valle.

Economy[edit]

Economy include the production of cereals, fruit, olives and forage. Industries include mechanics, food processing and others, all at small level.

References[edit]

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