Oriolo Romano

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Oriolo Romano
Comune
Comune di Oriolo Romano
OrioloRomano PiazzaUmbertoI 1.jpg
Coat of arms of Oriolo Romano
Coat of arms
Oriolo Romano is located in Italy
Oriolo Romano
Oriolo Romano
Location of Oriolo Romano in Italy
Coordinates: 42°9′33″N 12°8′18″E / 42.15917°N 12.13833°E / 42.15917; 12.13833Coordinates: 42°9′33″N 12°8′18″E / 42.15917°N 12.13833°E / 42.15917; 12.13833
Country Italy
Region Latium
Province Viterbo (VT)
Government
 • Mayor Italo Carones
Area
 • Total 19.2 km2 (7.4 sq mi)
Elevation 420 m (1,380 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 3,636
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Demonym Oriolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01010
Dialing code 06
Twin cities
 • Hawkhurst Kent UK United Kingdom
Patron saint St. George
Saint day 23 April
Website Official website

Oriolo Romano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Viterbo in the Italian region Latium, located about 40 km northwest of Rome and about 30 km south of Viterbo on a hilly area near the ancient Via Clodia.

Main sights[edit]

  • Palazzo Altieri di Oriolo, enlarged in 1674 during the papacy of Clement X, a member of the Altieri family. It has frescoes with stories of the Old Testament and landscapes of Altieri's former fiefs.
  • Fontana delle Picche, fountain designed by Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola.
  • Olmate, a complex of tree-sided alleys which connects Oriolo to Montevirginio, a frazione of Canale Monterano.

References[edit]

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