Monte Porzio

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For the town in the province of Rome, see Monte Porzio Catone
Monte Porzio
Comune
Comune di Monte Porzio
Coat of arms of Monte Porzio
Coat of arms
Monte Porzio within the Province of Pesaro-Urbino
Monte Porzio within the Province of Pesaro-Urbino
Monte Porzio is located in Italy
Monte Porzio
Monte Porzio
Location of Monte Porzio in Italy
Coordinates: 43°41′N 13°3′E / 43.683°N 13.050°E / 43.683; 13.050
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Pesaro e Urbino (PU)
Frazioni Castelvecchio
Government
 • Mayor Attilio Patrignani
Area
 • Total 18.4 km2 (7.1 sq mi)
Elevation 105 m (344 ft)
Population (28 February 2009[1])
 • Total 2,751
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Demonym Monteporziesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61040
Dialing code 0721
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel
Saint day 29 September
Website Official website

Monte Porzio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the Italian region Marche, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Ancona and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Pesaro.

Overview[edit]

Monte Porzio borders the following municipalities: Corinaldo, Mondavio, Monterado, Orciano di Pesaro, San Costanzo, San Giorgio di Pesaro. It is an agricultural and industrial center on the hills of the left bank of the lower Val Cesano. In the 19th century it was renowned for the production of scissors.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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