Cellere

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Cellere
Comune
Comune di Cellere
Coat of arms of Cellere
Coat of arms
Cellere is located in Italy
Cellere
Cellere
Location of Cellere in Italy
Coordinates: 42°30′N 11°46′E / 42.500°N 11.767°E / 42.500; 11.767
Country Italy
Region Latium
Province Viterbo (VT)
Frazioni Pianiano
Government
 • Mayor Leandro Peroni
Area
 • Total 37.2 km2 (14.4 sq mi)
Elevation 344 m (1,129 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 1,306
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Demonym Celleresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01010
Dialing code 0761
Patron saint St. Giles
Saint day September 1
Website Official website

Cellere is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Viterbo in the Italian region Latium, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northwest of Rome and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northwest of Viterbo.

The main sight is the church of Sant'Egidio Abate, designed by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger.

History[edit]

Cellere is mentioned for the first time in the 8th century AD, although a Roman origin has been speculated, under the name. Later it was part of the Papal States and of the Duchy of Castro, then again, until 1870, of the Papal States.

References[edit]

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

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