|Comune di Scurcola Marsicana|
|Frazioni||Cappelle dei Marsi|
|• Mayor||Vincenzo Nuccetelli|
|• Total||30.02 km2 (11.59 sq mi)|
|Elevation||700 m (2,300 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||94/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Anthony of Padua, St. Vincent Ferrer|
|Saint day||June 13|
The most ancient findings of human presence in the area date from the 9th-8th centuries BC.
The name is of Lombard origin, and is first mentioned around 1150 AD.
In the nearby, in the Piani Palentini, was fought the Battle of Tagliacozzo between Conradin of Hohenstaufen and Charles I of Anjou. The city was also the seat of a massacre of the local population by the Piedmontese troops in the aftermath of the unification of Italy.
- Church of Sant'Egidio
- Church of Sant'Antonio
- Church of SS. Trinità
- Church of Maria SS. della Vittoria
- Abbey of Santa Maria della Vittoria
- Castello Orsini (Orsini Castle)
- Passau, Germany
- Population data from Istat
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