Montelupone

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Montelupone
Comune
Comune di Montelupone
Palazzo dei Priori.
Palazzo dei Priori.
Coat of arms of Montelupone
Coat of arms
Montelupone is located in Italy
Montelupone
Montelupone
Location of Montelupone in Italy
Coordinates: 43°21′N 13°34′E / 43.350°N 13.567°E / 43.350; 13.567Coordinates: 43°21′N 13°34′E / 43.350°N 13.567°E / 43.350; 13.567
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Province of Macerata (MC)
Frazioni Aneto/Becerica, Canneggiano, Case Bruciate, Castelletta, Cervare, Colle Forche, Fonte Pianella, Fonterosa, Isola, Montenovo, San Firmano, San Martino, San Matteo, Sant'Agostino Sbarre, Sbarre
Government
 • Mayor Giuseppe Ripani
Area
 • Total 32.7 km2 (12.6 sq mi)
Elevation 272 m (892 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 3,686
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym Monteluponesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 62010
Dialing code 0733
Patron saint St. Firmanus
Website Official website

Montelupone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Macerata in the Italian region Marche, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Ancona and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) northeast of Macerata.

Montelupone borders the following municipalities: Macerata, Montecosaro, Morrovalle, Potenza Picena, Recanati.

Main sights[edit]

  • Romanesque abbey of St. Firmanus, founded in the late 9th century AD. The sacristy houses a terracotta by Ambrogio della Robbia.
  • Medieval gates
  • Palazzo del Podestà and Civic Tower
  • Civic Gallery
  • Church of Santa Chiara
  • Church of Pietà (15th century)

References[edit]

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

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