Pietralunga

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Pietralunga
Comune
Comune di Pietralunga
Panorama Neve.JPG
Coat of arms of Pietralunga
Coat of arms
Pietralunga is located in Italy
Pietralunga
Pietralunga
Location of Pietralunga in Italy
Coordinates: 43°27′N 12°26′E / 43.450°N 12.433°E / 43.450; 12.433Coordinates: 43°27′N 12°26′E / 43.450°N 12.433°E / 43.450; 12.433
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province Perugia (PG)
Frazioni Castel Guelfo, Colle Antico, Corniole, San Biagio, San Faustino
Government
 • Mayor Mirko Ceci
Area
 • Total 140.2 km2 (54.1 sq mi)
Elevation 566 m (1,857 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,343
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Demonym Pietralunghesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06026
Dialing code 075
Patron saint Saint Gaudentius
Saint day 29 September
Website Official website

Pietralunga is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 35 km (22 mi) north of Perugia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,343 and an area of 140.2 km².[1]

Pietralunga borders the following municipalities: Apecchio, Cagli, Città di Castello, Gubbio, Montone, Umbertide.

History[edit]

As a small medieval town in Italy, it has many mentions by travelers and adventurers, dating back to 1000 A.D. It is also home to several ancient Roman ruins.[2] According to history, St. Crescenziano was killed near the town's center.[3] On 11 September 1334 Giovanni di Lorenzo de Picardie traveled through Pietralunga as part of the Ax Miracle of the Holy Face of Lucca.[4]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ "Pietralunga". Penelope.uchicago.edu. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  3. ^ "Pietralunga Italy: tourism holidays in Pietralunga holiday travel and Pietralunga hotels". Bella Umbria. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  4. ^ "Volto Santo di Lucca - Wikipedia" (in Italian). It.wikipedia.org. 2012-07-28. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 

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