Gallinaro

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Gallinaro
Comune
Comune di Gallinaro
Gallinaro within the Province of Frosinone
Gallinaro within the Province of Frosinone
Gallinaro is located in Italy
Gallinaro
Gallinaro
Location of Gallinaro in Italy
Coordinates: 41°40′N 13°48′E / 41.667°N 13.800°E / 41.667; 13.800Coordinates: 41°40′N 13°48′E / 41.667°N 13.800°E / 41.667; 13.800
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Frosinone (FR)
Area
 • Total 17.6 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Elevation 558 m (1,831 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,246
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym Gallinaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03040
Dialing code 0776
Patron saint St. Gerard
Website Official website

Gallinaro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Frosinone in the Italian Lazio region. It is about 110 km east of Rome and about 40 km east of Frosinone. As of 2011, it had a population of 1,246 and an area of 17.6 km².[1]

Geography[edit]

Gallinaro is located in the Comino Valley and is crossed by Rio Mollo, a tributary river of Melfa. It borders the municipalities of Alvito, Atina, Picinisco, San Donato Val di Comino and Settefrati. The town is 21 km far from Sora, 25 from Cassino, 48 from Frosinone and 138 from Rome.

History[edit]

The town was first mentioned in 1023, probably founded by the counts of Sora. In 1067 it became property of the counts of Aquino. The sanctuary of St. Gerard was built in in the 13th Century.[2][3]

Demographics[edit]

Main sights[edit]

  • Old town[4]
  • St. Gerard Sanctuary (12th century)[5]
  • Church of St. John (14th century)[6]
  • Child Jesus of Gallinaro[7]

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