Guarcino

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Guarcino
Comune
Comune di Guarcino
Guarcino is located in Italy
Guarcino
Guarcino
Location of Guarcino in Italy
Coordinates: 41°48′N 13°19′E / 41.800°N 13.317°E / 41.800; 13.317Coordinates: 41°48′N 13°19′E / 41.800°N 13.317°E / 41.800; 13.317
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Frosinone (FR)
Government
 • Mayor Giuseppe Di Vico
Area
 • Total 42.3 km2 (16.3 sq mi)
Elevation 625 m (2,051 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 1,666
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym Guarcinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03016
Dialing code 0775
Patron saint Sant'Agnello
Saint day 14 December
Website Official website

Guarcino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Frosinone in the Italian region Lazio, located about 70 km east of Rome and about 20 km north of Frosinone in the Monti Ernici area.

History[edit]

It is the ancient Varcenum of the Hernici, likely founded in the 8th century BC. After the Roman conquest and the fall of the Western Roman Empire, it was a free commune and later a fief in the Papal States. Pope Boniface VIII had a palace in the town.

References[edit]

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

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