Fumone

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Fumone
Comune
Comune di Fumone
(Claudius Ziehr) Fumone 01.jpg
Fumone within the Province of Frosinone
Fumone within the Province of Frosinone
Fumone is located in Italy
Fumone
Fumone
Location of Fumone in Italy
Coordinates: 41°44′N 13°17′E / 41.733°N 13.283°E / 41.733; 13.283Coordinates: 41°44′N 13°17′E / 41.733°N 13.283°E / 41.733; 13.283
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Frosinone (FR)
Government
 • Mayor Franco Potenziani
Area
 • Total 14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Elevation 783 m (2,569 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 2,242
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Demonym Fumonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03010
Dialing code 0775
Patron saint St. Sebastian
Website Official website

Fumone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Frosinone in the Italian region of Lazio, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Rome and about 12 kilometres (7 mi) northwest of Frosinone.

Geography[edit]

The town is on an isolated conical hill upon the Sacco Valley. It borders with the municipalities of Alatri, Anagni, Ferentino and Trivigliano.

Main sights[edit]

The castle of Fumone was the main Papal stronghold in southern Latium. Today it houses an archaeological museum. Pope Celestine V was jailed here after his renunciation of the papal throne.

Also notable is the church of Santa Maria Annunziata, which houses relics of St. Sebastian.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Media related to Fumone at Wikimedia Commons