Monte Castello di Vibio

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Monte Castello di Vibio
Comune
Comune di Monte Castello di Vibio
Coat of arms of Monte Castello di Vibio
Coat of arms
Monte Castello di Vibio is located in Italy
Monte Castello di Vibio
Monte Castello di Vibio
Location of Monte Castello di Vibio in Italy
Coordinates: 42°50′N 12°21′E / 42.833°N 12.350°E / 42.833; 12.350Coordinates: 42°50′N 12°21′E / 42.833°N 12.350°E / 42.833; 12.350
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province Province of Perugia (PG)
Frazioni Doglio, Madonna del Piano
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Cerquaglia
Area
 • Total 31.9 km2 (12.3 sq mi)
Elevation 423 m (1,388 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,663
 • Density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym Montecastellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06057
Dialing code 075
Patron saint St. Philip and St. James
Saint day May 3
Website Official website

Monte Castello di Vibio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 30 km south of Perugia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,663 and an area of 31.9 km².[1]

The municipality of Monte Castello di Vibio contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Doglio and Madonna del Piano.

Monte Castello di Vibio borders the following municipalities: Fratta Todina, San Venanzo, Todi.

Culture and main sight[edit]

The municipality of Monte Castello di Vibio owns the famous Teatro della Concordia, which is the smallest theatre all'italiana in the world.[2] Its architecture has the form of a bell, which is typical for the Italian style.[3]

Olive Oil[edit]

One of the most appreciated products of Monte Castello di Vibio is olive oil. In fact, this land is inserted in "Extra virgin olive oil DOP Umbria" and the head office is in Trevi. The most part of Montecastello’s hills, from century traditions, are cultivated with care and passion with olive tree. This trees product a quality olive oil and is a pleasure feature of landscape.[4]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Teatro più piccolo del mondo. / World’s smallest theatre. Article about the Teatro della Concordia on the site Umbria e Arte. 2006.
  3. ^ Il teatro più piccolo al mondo,costruito a misura del suo paese. Article about the architecture of the Teatro della Concordia. 1997.
  4. ^ http://www.fattoriadivibio.com/montecastello-di-vibio-italy.php

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