Scheggia e Pascelupo

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Scheggia e Pascelupo
Comune
Comune di Scheggia e Pascelupo
Abbey of St. Mary of Styria, on the Mount Cucco
Abbey of St. Mary of Styria, on the Mount Cucco
Coat of arms of Scheggia e Pascelupo
Coat of arms
Scheggia e Pascelupo within the Province of Perugia
Scheggia e Pascelupo within the Province of Perugia
Scheggia e Pascelupo is located in Italy
Scheggia e Pascelupo
Scheggia e Pascelupo
Location of Scheggia e Pascelupo in Italy
Coordinates: 43°24′N 12°40′E / 43.400°N 12.667°E / 43.400; 12.667Coordinates: 43°24′N 12°40′E / 43.400°N 12.667°E / 43.400; 12.667
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province Perugia (PG)
Frazioni Belvedere, Casacce, Col di Peccio, Isola Fossara, Monte Bollo, Perticano, Pascelupo, Ponte Calcara
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Nardi
Area
 • Total 63 km2 (24 sq mi)
Elevation 580 m (1,900 ft)
Population (December 2004)
 • Total 1,480
 • Density 23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Demonym Scheggiaioli
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06027
Dialing code 075
Website Official website

Scheggia e Pascelupo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 40 km northeast of Perugia. The municipal seat is located in the main village of Scheggia, just below Scheggia Pass on Route SS/SR 3, following the ancient Via Flaminia.

History[edit]

The site was a Roman colony on the Via Flaminia, with a temple of Jupiter of which no traces have been found however. In the Middle Ages it was a possession of Perugia and then of the Montefeltro, until it became part of the Papal States.

Pascelupo, autonomous municipality still 1878, merged into the one Scheggia forming the actual municipality.

Geography[edit]

Scheggia e Pascelupo, located close to the borders with the Marche region, borders with the following municipalities: Cantiano (PU), Costacciaro (PG), Frontone (PU), Gubbio (PG), Sassoferrato (AN), and Serra Sant'Abbondio (PU).

The mucipality contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) of Aiale, Belvedere, Buotano, Campitello, Casacce, Coldipeccio, La Pezza, Montebollo, Monte Fiume, Isola Fossara, Pascelupo, Perticano, Ponte Calcara and Valdorbia.

Demography[edit]

Main sights[edit]

The abbey of Sant'Emiliano in Congiuntoli is situated close to the municipality.

External links[edit]

Media related to Scheggia e Pascelupo at Wikimedia Commons