Arrone

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For the river, see Arrone (river).
Arrone
Comune
Comune di Arrone
View of Arrone
View of Arrone
Coat of arms of Arrone
Coat of arms
Arrone is located in Italy
Arrone
Arrone
Location of Arrone in Italy
Coordinates: 42°34′N 12°46′E / 42.567°N 12.767°E / 42.567; 12.767Coordinates: 42°34′N 12°46′E / 42.567°N 12.767°E / 42.567; 12.767
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province Terni (TR)
Frazioni Bonacquisto, Casteldilago, Castiglioni, Colleluccio, Colle Sant'Angelo, Palombare, Rosciano, Tripozzo, Vallecupa, Valleludra
Government
 • Mayor Loreto Fioretti
Area
 • Total 41.0 km2 (15.8 sq mi)
Elevation 239 m (784 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 2,791
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym Arronesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 05031
Dialing code 0744
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day June 24
Website Official website

Arrone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Terni in the Italian region Umbria, located about 70 km southeast of Perugia and about 10 km east of Terni in the Valnerina.

History[edit]

The town was founded by one nobleman from Rome, Arrone, in the 9th century, first as wooden castle, which was later rbuilt in stone. The Arroni family was ousted by the commune of Spoleto in the 13th century.

The town was sacked and set on fire by the French troops in 1799.

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References[edit]

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