Cecchina

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Cecchina
Frazione
Centro Cecchina - la via nettunense.jpg
Cecchina is located in Italy
Cecchina
Cecchina
Location of Cecchina in Italy
Coordinates: 41°46′N 12°37′E / 41.767°N 12.617°E / 41.767; 12.617Coordinates: 41°46′N 12°37′E / 41.767°N 12.617°E / 41.767; 12.617
Country  Italy
Region Lazio
Province Rome
Comune Albano Laziale
Ariccia
Ardea
Elevation 235 m (771 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
 • Total 12,000
Demonym Cecchinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00041
Dialing code 06

Cecchina (Italian pronunciation: [tʃekˈkiːna]) is a town located approximately 30 km south-east of Rome in the Italian region of Lazio, in central Italy.

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The town is a frazione[1] of the comune (municipality) of Albano Laziale; it is part of the famous Castelli Romani; the elevation of the town is about 235 m above sea level[2] and it shares its borders with the municipalities of Ariccia and Ardea. Population is 12,000 inhabitants. The town is on one side of Vallericcia, one of the ancient craters of the Vulcano Laziale (Alban Hills). Cecchina is located at km 9 of Via Nettunense a main road which connects Rome to Anzio.

Patron saint of Cecchina is St. Philip Neri.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Cecchina is divided between the comuni of Albano Laziale, Ariccia and Ardea by municipal statute
  2. ^ Regione Lazio - Dipartimento territorio ed urbanistica - cartography - altimetria di Cecchina vecchia

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