Poggio Nativo

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Poggio Nativo
Comune
Comune di Poggio Nativo
Coat of arms of Poggio Nativo
Coat of arms
Poggio Nativo is located in Italy
Poggio Nativo
Poggio Nativo
Location of Poggio Nativo in Italy
Coordinates: 42°13′N 12°48′E / 42.217°N 12.800°E / 42.217; 12.800
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Rieti (RI)
Government
 • Mayor Vittore Antonini
Area
 • Total 16.4 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Elevation 415 m (1,362 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 2,352
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym Poggionativesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 02030
Dialing code 0765
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel
Saint day September 29

Poggio Nativo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Latium, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Rome and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Rieti.

Poggio Nativo borders the following municipalities: Casaprota, Castelnuovo di Farfa, Frasso Sabino, Mompeo, Nerola, Poggio Moiano, Scandriglia, Toffia.

Poggio Nativo is home to the Santacittarama Theravada Buddhist monastery. Economy is mostly based on agriculture (cereals, olives, vines, fruit) and cattle raising.

References[edit]

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