Montecopiolo

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Montecopiolo
Comune
Comune di Montecopiolo
Coat of arms of Montecopiolo
Coat of arms
Montecopiolo is located in Italy
Montecopiolo
Montecopiolo
Location of Montecopiolo in Italy
Coordinates: 43°50′N 12°22′E / 43.833°N 12.367°E / 43.833; 12.367
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Pesaro e Urbino (PU)
Frazioni Badia, Belvedere, Calvillano, Ca' Moneta, Pugliano, Ca' Bernacchia, Campo D'Arco, Casentino, Santa Rita, Villagrande (township's seat)
Government
 • Mayor Alfonso Lattanzi
Area
 • Total 35.7 km2 (13.8 sq mi)
Elevation 915 m (3,002 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 2,158
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym Villagrandesi (township frazione), Montecopiolesi (residents in the commune)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61014
Dialing code 0722
Website Official website

Montecopiolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the Italian region Marche, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of Ancona and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Pesaro. It is formed by several villages, none exactly called Montecopiolo; the communal seat is in Villagrande.

Montecopiolo borders the following municipalities: Carpegna, Macerata Feltria, Maiolo, Monte Cerignone, Monte Grimano, Pennabilli, Pietrarubbia, San Leo. It is home to a hill castle, built in the 10th century, at 1,030 metres (3,380 ft) above the sea level.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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