Ficulle

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Ficulle
Comune
Comune di Ficulle
Ficulle View.jpg
Ficulle is located in Italy
Ficulle
Ficulle
Location of Ficulle in Italy
Coordinates: 42°50′N 12°4′E / 42.833°N 12.067°E / 42.833; 12.067Coordinates: 42°50′N 12°4′E / 42.833°N 12.067°E / 42.833; 12.067
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province Province of Terni (TR)
Area
 • Total 64.7 km2 (25.0 sq mi)
Elevation 437 m (1,434 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,730
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Demonym Ficullesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 05016
Dialing code 0763

Ficulle is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Terni in the Italian region Umbria, located about 40 km southwest of Perugia and about 60 km northwest of Terni. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,730 and an area of 64.7 km².[1]

Ficulle borders the following municipalities: Allerona, Fabro, Montegabbione, Orvieto, Parrano, San Venanzo.

History[edit]

The origins of the town and the castle date back to the 11th century even though it is supposed to have been born in the beginning as a trading station of the Roman Empire. Because of the excellent territorial position, Ficulle was contended by two noble families: Monaldeschi and Filippeschi, both from Orvieto. It suffered their struggles until 1416 A.D., when the town passed under control of the Papal States.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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