Monsampietro Morico

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Monsampietro Morico
Comune
Comune di Monsampietro Morico
Coat of arms of Monsampietro Morico
Coat of arms
Monsampietro Morico is located in Italy
Monsampietro Morico
Monsampietro Morico
Location of Monsampietro Morico in Italy
Coordinates: 43°4′N 13°33′E / 43.067°N 13.550°E / 43.067; 13.550
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Fermo
Frazioni Sant'Elpidio Morico
Government
 • Mayor Romina Gualtieri
Area
 • Total 9.6 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Elevation 289 m (948 ft)
Population (31 October 2009[1])
 • Total 707
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym Monsampietrini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 63029
Dialing code 0734
Website Official website

Monsampietro Morico is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Fermo in the Italian region Marche, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) south of Ancona, about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Ascoli Piceno and 20 kilometres (12 mi) of Fermo. It was founded in 1061 as a castle (rebuilt in the 15th century) under a Norman count from Apulia. Later it was part of the de Varano seigniory and, from 1415 to 1416, of Carlo Malatesta's lands. It is also home to a 13th-century Romanesque church, dedicated to St. Paul.

Monsampietro Morico borders the following municipalities: Belmonte Piceno, Monte Rinaldo, Monteleone di Fermo, Montelparo, Montottone.

References[edit]

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