Cisterna di Latina

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Cisterna di Latina
Comune
Comune di Cisterna di Latina
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Coat of arms of Cisterna di Latina
Coat of arms
Cisterna di Latina is located in Italy
Cisterna di Latina
Cisterna di Latina
Location of Cisterna di Latina in Italy
Coordinates: 41°36′N 12°50′E / 41.600°N 12.833°E / 41.600; 12.833
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Latina (LT)
Frazioni Borgo Flora, Castel Ginnetti, Olmobello, Prato Cesarino, Le Castella, Doganella, Sant'Ilario, Castelverde Isolabella
Government
 • Mayor Antonello Merolla
Area
 • Total 142.83 km2 (55.15 sq mi)
Elevation 77 m (253 ft)
Population (1 June 2009)
 • Total 34,724
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym Cisternesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 04012
Dialing code 06
Patron saint St. Roch
Saint day August 16
Website Official website

Cisterna di Latina is a town and comune in the province of Latina in Lazio, of central Italy. It was the scene of the Battle of Cisterna in January 1944.

The Garden of Ninfa is located in the commune's territory.

The town, then known as Tres Tabernae ("The Three Taverns")[1] is mentioned in the Bible as one of the towns where Saint Paul stopped on his way to Rome.[2]

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