|Comune di Poggio Mirteto|
|• Mayor||Giancarlo Micarelli|
|• Total||26.4 km2 (10.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||246 m (807 ft)|
|• Density||220/km2 (580/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Gaetan of Thiene|
|Saint day||7 August|
Poggio Mirteto is a comune (municipality) in Sabina in the province of Rieti (formerly in the province of Perugia) in the Italian region Latium, about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Rome and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Rieti.
Poggio Mirteto is situated on a height by the River Tevere, in a fertile region, where olive, pot-herbs, cereals, grapes and pastures are cultivated. The municipality of Poggio Mirteto comprises the following hamlets (subdivisions, mainly villages), in Italian "frazioni": Poggio Mirteto Scalo where there is the railway station, San Valentino, San Luigi, Misericordia and Castel San Pietro. Poggio Mirteto borders the following municipalities: Poggio Catino, Montopoli di Sabina, Torrita Tiberina, Cantalupo in Sabina and Salisano.
In the municipality territory ancient ruins of villas and of aqueducts are numerous; the villa called "Bagni di Lucilla" and the villa of Terentius Varro were in this neighbourhood. Farfa Abbey is close to Poggio Mirteto.
Poggio Mirteto is linked with Rome, Fiumicino Aeroporto railway station, Orte and other Lazio's towns thorugh the FR1. Poggio Mirteto railway station represents the biggest municipality's hamlet and it is far from the city center around six kilometres.
In the municipality territory there are the following churches:
- Saint John
- San Rocco
- Holy Family
- Madonna della Misericordia
- Santa Maria della Pietà
- Saint Paul
In the old city there is a notable medieval clock tower. An old chimney made of bricks is all that remains of an eighteenth-century glassmaker.
Twin towns — sister cities
- Canéjan in 2003
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.