Saltara

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Saltara
Comune
Comune di Saltara
Coat of arms of Saltara
Coat of arms
Saltara is located in Italy
Saltara
Saltara
Location of Saltara in Italy
Coordinates: 43°45′12.35″N 12°53′51.36″E / 43.7534306°N 12.8976000°E / 43.7534306; 12.8976000
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Pesaro e Urbino (PU)
Frazioni Borgaccio, Calcinelli
Government
 • Mayor Fabio Cicoli
Area
 • Total 9.97 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Population (February 2009)[1]
 • Total 6,715
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym Saltaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61030
Dialing code 0721
Patron saint St. Sebastian
Saint day 20 January
Website Official website

Saltara is a town in the province of Pesaro e Urbino, Marche, central Italy. It is on a 120-metre (390 ft) hill overlooking the lower Metauro valley.

Before World War II Saltara was a center of pallone col bracciale playing.

Main sights[edit]

  • Remains of the medieval castle
  • Former church of Fonte (1595)
  • Sanctuary of Madonna della Villa
  • Convent of San Francesco di Rovereto
  • Science Museum of Villa del Balì

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)