Pescorocchiano

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Pescorocchiano
Comune
Comune di Pescorocchiano
View of Torre di Taglio, a frazione of Pescorocchiano.
View of Torre di Taglio, a frazione of Pescorocchiano.
Coat of arms of Pescorocchiano
Coat of arms
Pescorocchiano is located in Italy
Pescorocchiano
Pescorocchiano
Location of Pescorocchiano in Italy
Coordinates: 42°12′N 13°9′E / 42.200°N 13.150°E / 42.200; 13.150
Country Italy
Region Latium
Province Rieti (RI)
Frazioni accarecce, Castagneta, Civitella di Nesce, Colle di Pace, Girgenti, Granara, Leofreni, Nesce, Pace, Petrignano, Poggio San Giovanni, Roccarandisi, Santa Lucia di Gioverotondo, Sant'Elpidio, Torre di Taglio
Government
 • Mayor Mario Gregori
Area
 • Total 94.6 km2 (36.5 sq mi)
Elevation 806 m (2,644 ft)
Population (2008[1])
 • Total 2,364
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Demonym Pescorocchianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 02024
Dialing code 0746
Patron saint St. Andrew the Apostle
Saint day 30 November
Website Official website

Pescorocchiano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Latium, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Rome and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Rieti.

Pescorocchiano borders the following municipalities: Borgorose, Carsoli, Collalto Sabino, Fiamignano, Marcetelli, Petrella Salto, Sante Marie, Tornimparte, Varco Sabino. It is located not far from the Lago del Salto and is a typical agricultural municipality, renowned for the production of chestnut. The frazione (separated hamlet) of Civitella di Nesce, was most likely the seat of the Res publica Aequiculorum, an ancient Roman municipium in the former territory of the Aequi.

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

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