Pietrarubbia

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Pietrarubbia
Comune
Comune di Pietrarubbia
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Coat of arms of Pietrarubbia
Coat of arms
Pietrarubbia is located in Italy
Pietrarubbia
Pietrarubbia
Location of Pietrarubbia in Italy
Coordinates: 43°48′N 12°23′E / 43.800°N 12.383°E / 43.800; 12.383
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Pesaro e Urbino (PU)
Frazioni Mercato Vecchio (communal seat), Ponte Cappuccini
Government
 • Mayor Luciano Vergari
Area
 • Total 13.0 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
Elevation 572 m (1,877 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 718
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym Pietrarubbiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61020
Dialing code 0722
Patron saint St. Anthony of Padua
Saint day 13 June
Website Official website

Pietrarubbia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the Italian region Marche, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) west of Ancona and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Pesaro.

It is home to an 11th-century castle which, according to tradition, is the ancestral home of the house of Montefeltro, rulers of the area in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

References[edit]

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