San Felice Circeo

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San Felice Circeo
Comune
Comune di San Felice Circeo
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Coat of arms of San Felice Circeo
Coat of arms
San Felice Circeo is located in Italy
San Felice Circeo
San Felice Circeo
Location of San Felice Circeo in Italy
Coordinates: 41°17′N 13°08′E / 41.283°N 13.133°E / 41.283; 13.133Coordinates: 41°17′N 13°08′E / 41.283°N 13.133°E / 41.283; 13.133
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Latina (LT)
Frazioni Borgo Montenero, Mezzomonte, Colonia Elena, Pantano Marino, San Rocco, La Cona
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Petrucci (Udc)
Area
 • Total 32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation 98 m (322 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 8,362
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Demonym Sanfeliciani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 04017
Dialing code 0773
Patron saint San Felice Martire
Saint day July 29
Website Official website

San Felice Circeo is a town and comune in the province of Latina, in the Lazio region of central Italy.

It is included in that Circeo National Park. Sites include the Grotta Guattari, one of the oldest Neanderthal man finding sites in Italy.

Capo Circeo Lighthouse is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the old town.

History[edit]

The Roman Triumvir Lepidus was exiled here after his fall in 36 BC by his former colleague, and future Emperor, Octavian.


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