Canino

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For the Italian wine grape also known as Canino, see Colorino.
Canino
Comune
Comune di Canino
Panorama of Castelvecchio, the most ancient district of Canino.
Panorama of Castelvecchio, the most ancient district of Canino.
Coat of arms of Canino
Coat of arms
Canino is located in Italy
Canino
Canino
Location of Canino in Italy
Coordinates: 42°27′N 11°45′E / 42.450°N 11.750°E / 42.450; 11.750
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Viterbo (VT)
Government
 • Mayor Lina Novelli (since May 2001)
Area
 • Total 123.49 km2 (47.68 sq mi)
Elevation 229 m (751 ft)
Population (May 2010)
 • Total 5,323
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym Caninesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01011
Dialing code 0761
Patron saint Saint Clement
Saint day November 23
Website Official website

Canino is a town and comune of Italy, in the province of Viterbo (northern Lazio) in the internal part of Maremma Laziale. It is 15 kilometres (9 mi) west of Valentano and 44 kilometres (27 mi) northwest of Viterbo.

It is also near the ancient Etruscan town of Vulci, and the destroyed city of Castro. Lucien Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, was lord of Canino and is buried in the town's collegiate church. Canino was also a residence of the Farnese family; future pope Paul III was born here in 1468.

The hills that surround Canino reach the Selva del Lamone and are cultivated with grapes and olive, the famous olive oil extra vergine di oliva, from the "Canina" olive variety, has been given DOP with Reg. CE n. 1263/96.