Poggio Mirteto

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Poggio Mirteto
Comune di Poggio Mirteto
Coat of arms of Poggio Mirteto
Coat of arms
Poggio Mirteto is located in Italy
Poggio Mirteto
Poggio Mirteto
Location of Poggio Mirteto in Italy
Coordinates: 42°16′N 12°41′E / 42.267°N 12.683°E / 42.267; 12.683Coordinates: 42°16′N 12°41′E / 42.267°N 12.683°E / 42.267; 12.683
Country Italy
Region Latium
Province Rieti (RI)
 • Mayor Giancarlo Micarelli
 • Total 26.4 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Elevation 246 m (807 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 5,879
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym Poggiani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 02047
Dialing code 0765
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, situated on a height by the River Tevere, in a fertile region, where pot-herbs, cereals, grapes and pastures are cultivated, and where ancient ruins of villas and of aqueducts are numerous; the villa called "Bagni di Lucilla" and the villa of Terentius Varro was in this neighbourhood.

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