Farnese, Lazio

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Farnese
Comune
Comune di Farnese
Centro storico di Farnese.jpg
Coat of arms of Farnese
Coat of arms
Farnese is located in Italy
Farnese
Farnese
Location of Farnese in Italy
Coordinates: 42°33′N 11°43′E / 42.550°N 11.717°E / 42.550; 11.717Coordinates: 42°33′N 11°43′E / 42.550°N 11.717°E / 42.550; 11.717
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Viterbo (VT)
Government
 • Mayor Alessandro Santi
Area
 • Total 52.9 km2 (20.4 sq mi)
Elevation 341 m (1,119 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 1,691
 • Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Demonym Farnesani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01010
Dialing code 0761
Patron saint St. isidore
Saint day May 10

Farnese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Viterbo in the Italian region Latium, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northwest of Rome and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Viterbo.

Geography[edit]

Farnese borders the following municipalities: Ischia di Castro, Pitigliano, Valentano.

Personalities[edit]

The well-known Italian-Brazilian sculptor Victor Brecheret is said to have been born in Farnese

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Media related to Farnese at Wikimedia Commons