Borgo Velino

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Borgo Velino
Comune di Borgo Velino
Coat of arms of Borgo Velino
Coat of arms
Borgo Velino is located in Italy
Borgo Velino
Borgo Velino
Location of Borgo Velino in Italy
Coordinates: 42°24′N 13°4′E / 42.400°N 13.067°E / 42.400; 13.067
Country Italy
Region Latium
Province Rieti (RI)
Frazioni Collerinaldo
 • Mayor Emanuele Berardi
 • Total 17.3 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Elevation 460 m (1,510 ft)
Population (31 December 2008[1])
 • Total 1,002
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym Borghetani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 02010
Dialing code 0746

Borgo Velino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rieti in the region Latium, Italy. It is located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Rome and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of the town Rieti. It has an area of 17.3 square kilometres (6.7 sq mi), and as of 31 December 2010 it had a population of 1,004. Until 1927 Borgo Velino was part of the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo. It is located near the site of a pre- or early-Roman Sabine village named Viario. Rare ruins of this ancient village, now occupied by a cultivated field, were found near a standing medieval tower. Borgo Velino is the birthplace of Giulio Pezzola, a notorious outlaw of the 17th century.

Borgo Velino borders the following municipalities: Antrodoco, Castel Sant'Angelo, Cittaducale, Fiamignano, Micigliano, Petrella Salto.


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