Bellegra

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Bellegra
Comune
Comune di Bellegra
Coat of arms of Bellegra
Coat of arms
Bellegra is located in Italy
Bellegra
Bellegra
Location of Bellegra in Italy
Coordinates: 41°53′N 13°02′E / 41.883°N 13.033°E / 41.883; 13.033
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Rome
Frazioni Vaccarecce, Vadocanale, Fontanafresca
Government
 • Mayor Domenico Moselli
Area
 • Total 18 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 815 m (2,674 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,029
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym Bellegrani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00030
Dialing code 06
Patron saint Pope St. Sixtus II
Saint day August 6

Bellegra is a town and comune in the Province of Rome, in the ancient Lazio region of Italy.

Its original name had been Civitella (Latin: Civitas Vitellia). The town council changed that name to its current one in 1880, out of the belief that the town lay on the site of an ancient town called Belecre, possibly from the Latin bella aegra (blood-stained wars).[1]

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