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|Città di Ciampino|
|• Mayor||Simone Lupi (PD)|
|• Total||11 km2 (4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||124 m (407 ft)|
|Population (30 April 2009)|
|• Density||3,500/km2 (9,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||00040, 00043|
|Patron saint||Sacred Heart of Jesus|
|Saint day||19 days after Pentecost|
Ciampino is a town and comune in the province of Rome, Lazio, Italy. It was a frazione of Marino until 1974, when it became a comune; it obtained the city status (being therefore officially known as Città di Ciampino) in 2004 by presidential decree.
It is best known for the local "Giovan Battista Pastine" International Airport, best known as Rome Ciampino, a military airport which also hosts several civil flights, especially from low-cost companies such as Ryanair. The city is named after Giovanni Giustino Ciampini, a religious, scientist and archaeologist who lived here in the 17th century. It grew from 5,000 inhabitants in 1951 to 28,000 in 1971. Today, the city has circa 37,000 inhabitants.
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