Arlena di Castro

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Arlena di Castro
Comune
Comune di Arlena di Castro
Arlena di Castro is located in Italy
Arlena di Castro
Arlena di Castro
Location of Arlena di Castro in Italy
Coordinates: 42°27′N 11°49′E / 42.450°N 11.817°E / 42.450; 11.817Coordinates: 42°27′N 11°49′E / 42.450°N 11.817°E / 42.450; 11.817
Country Italy
Region Latium
Province Viterbo (VT)
Government
 • Mayor Nazzareno Melaragni
Area
 • Total 22.3 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 892
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym Arlenesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01010
Dialing code 0761
Patron saint St. Roch
Saint day August 16

Arlena di Castro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Viterbo in the Italian region Latium, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Rome and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) west of Viterbo.

Arlena di Castro borders the following municipalities: Cellere, Piansano, Tessennano, Tuscania.

The town was founded in the early 16th century by Alessandro Farnese, the future Pope Paul III, to house refugees from Allerona.

References[edit]

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