Cervaro

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Cervaro
Comune
Comune di Cervaro
Coat of arms of Cervaro
Coat of arms
Cervaro is located in Italy
Cervaro
Cervaro
Location of Cervaro in Italy
Coordinates: 41°29′N 13°54′E / 41.483°N 13.900°E / 41.483; 13.900Coordinates: 41°29′N 13°54′E / 41.483°N 13.900°E / 41.483; 13.900
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Frosinone (FR)
Government
 • Mayor Ennio Marrocco
Area
 • Total 39.2 km2 (15.1 sq mi)
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Population (December 2004)[1]
 • Total 7,121
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03044
Dialing code 0776
Patron saint Maria SS. de' Piternis
Saint day September 8
Website Official website

Cervaro is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Frosinone in the Italian region Lazio. It is located in the Liri valley, about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southeast of Rome and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southeast of Frosinone.

Cervaro borders the following municipalities: Cassino, San Vittore del Lazio, Sant'Elia Fiumerapido, Vallerotonda, Viticuso.

History[edit]

Cervaro originated from a castle built here in the Early Middle Ages by abbot Petronax of Monte Cassino.

Cervaro was destroyed in the Battle of Monte Cassino during World War II.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of Madonna de' Piternis
  • Castle of Monte Trocchio, located in a hill reachable only on a long walk panoramic route. It is situated a short drive from the famous monastery of Monte Cassino.

The Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park is not far.

Transportation[edit]

The nearest airport is Rome Ciampino, with access also from Rome Fiumicino and Naples Airport. Cervaro is reachable from Rome by train; timetables can be found on trenitalia, by bus or by car from the Motorway A1 (Cassino exit). Cervaro is also very well connected by bus from the nearest villages and from the closest city of Cassino where buses link to other Lazio destinations. Cotral is the regional company which operates services in all Lazio. Bus timetables are on [1]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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