Frosinone

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Frosinone
Comune
Città di Frosinone
Panorama of Frosinone
Panorama of Frosinone
Frosinone is located in Italy
Frosinone
Frosinone
Location of Frosinone in Italy
Coordinates: 41°38′N 13°21′E / 41.633°N 13.350°E / 41.633; 13.350Coordinates: 41°38′N 13°21′E / 41.633°N 13.350°E / 41.633; 13.350
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Frosinone (FR)
Frazioni Capo Barile Nicolia, Colle Cannuccio, Colle Cottorino, Colle Martuccio, Fontana Grande, Frosinone Stazione, La Cervona, La Pescara, Le Pignatelle, Le Rase, Madonna della Neve, Maniano, Pratillo, San Liberatore, Selva dei Muli, Valle Contessa, Vetiche I, Vetiche II
Government
 • Mayor Nicola Ottaviani (PdL)
Area
 • Total 47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation 291 m (955 ft)
Population (December 31, 2007)
 • Total 48,285
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Demonym Frusinati
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03100
Dialing code 0775
Patron saint Saints Silverius and Ormisda
Saint day June 20
Website Official website

Frosinone (Italian: [ˌfroziˈnɔːne] ( )) is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, the administrative seat of the Province of Frosinone.[1] It is located about 75 kilometres (47 mi) south-east of Rome close to the Rome-Naples Autostrada A1. It is commonly identified as the capital of the geographical region of Ciociaria.

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Frosinone is on a hill overlooking the valley of the Sacco River, and is surrounded by the Ernici and Lepini mountain ranges.

East of Frosinone lies an early gothic Cistercian cloister.

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Media related to Frosinone at Wikimedia Commons