Premilcuore

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Premilcuore
Comune
Comune di Premilcuore
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Coat of arms of Premilcuore
Coat of arms
Premilcuore within the Province of Forlì-Cesena
Premilcuore within the Province of Forlì-Cesena
Premilcuore is located in Italy
Premilcuore
Premilcuore
Location of Premilcuore in Italy
Coordinates: 43°59′N 11°47′E / 43.983°N 11.783°E / 43.983; 11.783
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Forlì-Cesena (FC)
Frazioni Ponte Fantella
Government
 • Mayor Luigi Capacci[1]
Area
 • Total 98.8 km2 (38.1 sq mi)
Elevation 459 m (1,506 ft)
Population (2011[2])
 • Total 803
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
Demonym Premilcuoresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 47010
Dialing code 0543
Website Official website

Premilcuore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Forlì-Cesena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Forlì.

History[edit]

Following a local tradition, the town was founded in the year 215 by a Roman centurion named "Marcelliano", who took refuge with some soldiers in the valley of Rabbi river. First mentioned in 1124, it was part of the Province of Florence, in Tuscany, until 1923.

Geography[edit]

Located at the borders of Romagna with Tuscany, Premilcuore is a little hill town of the Apennine Mountains, below the Alpe di San Benedetto and Falterona mountains.[3] It borders the municipalities of Galeata, Portico e San Benedetto, Rocca San Casciano, San Godenzo (FI), and Santa Sofia. It counts the hamlet (frazione) of Ponte Fantella.

Demographics[edit]

Main sights[edit]

Main sights of Premilcuore include the medieval old town with its fortress (Rocca di Premilcuore), palaces and churches. The town is also part of the Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, Campigna National Park.[3][4]

Personalities[edit]

Media[edit]

The indie pop band Tiny Tide shoot the second part of their video "Road to fairies" in there.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Premilcuore at Wikimedia Commons