Castelnuovo Parano

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Castelnuovo Parano
Comune
Comune di Castelnuovo Parano
Coat of arms of Castelnuovo Parano
Coat of arms
Castelnuovo Parano is located in Italy
Castelnuovo Parano
Castelnuovo Parano
Location of Castelnuovo Parano in Italy
Coordinates: 41°22′N 13°45′E / 41.367°N 13.750°E / 41.367; 13.750
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Frosinone (FR)
Frazioni Casali, Terra, Valli-Sant'Antonio, Cisterna, Pimpinelli
Government
 • Mayor Renato Rotondo
Area
 • Total 10.0 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Elevation 310 m (1,020 ft)
Population (1 January 2011)[1]
 • Total 894
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym Castelnovesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03040
Dialing code 0776
Patron saint St. Maurus
Saint day 15 January

Castelnuovo Parano is a comune (municipality) in the province of Frosinone in the Italian region Lazio, located about 120 kilometres (75 miles) southeast of Rome and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southeast of Frosinone.

It originates from a castle built here in 1059 by abbot Desiderius of Montecassino to defend the area between Fratte and Traetto. The area was severely damaged during World War II due to its position across the Gustav Line. After the end of the conflict, much of the population emigrated.

References[edit]

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