Frontone

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Frontone
Comune
Comune di Frontone
Rocca (Castle) of Frontone
Rocca (Castle) of Frontone
Coat of arms of Frontone
Coat of arms
Frontone is located in Italy
Frontone
Frontone
Location of Frontone in Italy
Coordinates: 43°31′N 12°44′E / 43.517°N 12.733°E / 43.517; 12.733
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Pesaro e Urbino (PU)
Frazioni Castello, Colombara, Foce
Area
 • Total 36.0 km2 (13.9 sq mi)
Elevation 412 m (1,352 ft)
Population (28 February 2009[1])
 • Total 1,355
 • Density 38/km2 (97/sq mi)
Demonym Frontonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61040
Dialing code 0721
Patron saint St. Theodore
Saint day 9 September

Frontone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the Italian region of Marche, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of Ancona and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Pesaro.

Frontone borders the following municipalities: Cagli, Cantiano, Pergola, Scheggia e Pascelupo, Serra Sant'Abbondio.

The town is home to a Rocca (castle), designed, among the others, by Francesco di Giorgio Martini.

References[edit]

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