Preci

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Preci
Comune
Comune di Preci
Preci - Italy.jpg
Coat of arms of Preci
Coat of arms
Preci is located in Italy
Preci
Preci
Location of Preci in Italy
Coordinates: 42°53′N 13°2′E / 42.883°N 13.033°E / 42.883; 13.033Coordinates: 42°53′N 13°2′E / 42.883°N 13.033°E / 42.883; 13.033
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province Perugia (PG)
Frazioni Abeto, Acquaro, Belforte, Castelvecchio, Collazzoni, Collescille, Corone, Fiano d'Abeto, Montaglioni, Montebufo, Piedivalle, Poggio di Croce, Roccanolfi, Saccovescio, San Vito, Todiano, Valle
Government
 • Mayor Alfredo Virgili
Area
 • Total 81.7 km2 (31.5 sq mi)
Elevation 596 m (1,955 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 799
 • Density 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
Demonym Preciani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06047
Dialing code 0743
Patron saint Madonna della Pietà
Saint day June 7

Preci is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 60 km southeast of Perugia.

It is a medieval burg (13th century) developed inside a fortress, which was almost entirely destroyed by an earthquake in 1328.

Preci borders the following municipalities: Castelsantangelo sul Nera, Cerreto di Spoleto, Norcia, Visso.

Main sights[edit]

  • Remains of the 13th-century castle in the frazione of Acquaro
  • Pre-historic grotto tombs, in the frazione of Fiano d'Abeto
  • Church of Annunziata in Poggio di Croce. It houses a 14th-century fresco of the Annunciation by Giovanni del Biondo

References[edit]

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