Montefiore dell'Aso

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Montefiore dell'Aso
Comune
Comune di Montefiore dell'Aso
Square of Montefiore with bell tower, fountain and loggia
Square of Montefiore with bell tower, fountain and loggia
Coat of arms of Montefiore dell'Aso
Coat of arms
Montefiore dell'Aso is located in Italy
Montefiore dell'Aso
Montefiore dell'Aso
Location of Montefiore dell'Aso in Italy
Coordinates: 43°3′N 13°45′E / 43.050°N 13.750°E / 43.050; 13.750
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Ascoli Piceno (AP)
Government
 • Mayor Achille Castelli
Area
 • Total 28.1 km2 (10.8 sq mi)
Elevation 412 m (1,352 ft)
Population (28 February 2010[1])
 • Total 2,220
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym Montefiorani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 63010
Dialing code 0734
Patron saint Saint Lucy
Saint day December 13
Website Official website

Montefiore dell'Aso is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ascoli Piceno in the Italian region Marche, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Ancona and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Ascoli Piceno.

One of several Hilltowns in Central Italy, Montefiore dell'Aso borders the following municipalities: Campofilone, Carassai, Lapedona, Massignano, Monterubbiano, Moresco, Petritoli, Ripatransone.

Historical sights include the Romanesque-Gothic church of St. Francis, housing the sepulchres of Cardinal Gentile Partino (1310) and painter Adolfo de Carolis, while the apses has frescoes by the Master of Offida.

References[edit]

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

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