Montecarotto

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Montecarotto
Comune
Comune di Montecarotto
Panoramica Montecarotto.jpg
Montecarotto is located in Italy
Montecarotto
Montecarotto
Location of Montecarotto in Italy
Coordinates: 43°32′N 13°4′E / 43.533°N 13.067°E / 43.533; 13.067Coordinates: 43°32′N 13°4′E / 43.533°N 13.067°E / 43.533; 13.067
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Ancona (AN)
Government
 • Mayor Mirella Mazzarini
Area
 • Total 24.07 km2 (9.29 sq mi)
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,170
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym Montecarottesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 60036
Dialing code 0731
Patron saint St. Placidus
Saint day October 5

Montecarotto is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ancona in the Italian region Marche, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Ancona, mostly known internationally[1] for the annual Blackmoon festival, a renowned[2] goa and psytrance happening. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,163 and an area of 24.1 square kilometres (9.3 sq mi).[3]

Montecarotto borders the following municipalities: Arcevia, Belvedere Ostrense, Ostra, Ostra Vetere, Poggio San Marcello, Rosora, Serra de' Conti.

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  1. ^ http://www.ilmessaggero.it/marche/ancona_da_tutto_il_mondo_alla_5_giorni_del_blackmoon_festival_dedicato_alla_musica_goa/notizie/859801.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.mushroom-magazine.com/blackmoon-festival-2014/
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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