Vallepietra

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Vallepietra
Comune
Comune di Vallepietra
Coat of arms of Vallepietra
Coat of arms
Vallepietra is located in Italy
Vallepietra
Vallepietra
Location of Vallepietra in Italy
Coordinates: 41°56′N 13°14′E / 41.933°N 13.233°E / 41.933; 13.233
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Rome (RM)
Government
 • Mayor Francesco Palmieri
Area
 • Total 51.5 km2 (19.9 sq mi)
Elevation 825 m (2,707 ft)
Population (1 January 2010)
 • Total 318
 • Density 6.2/km2 (16/sq mi)
Demonym Vellepietrani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00020
Dialing code 0774
Website Official website

Vallepietra is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rome in the Italian region Lazio, located about 60 km east of Rome, in the Monti Simbruini area.

Vallepietra borders the following municipalities: Camerata Nuova, Cappadocia, Filettino, Jenne, Subiaco, Trevi nel Lazio.

Main sights[edit]

Sanctuary of the Santissima Trinità, probably a rock settlement from the Neolithic era, and later a place of popular adoration connected to the Benedictine abbeys in Subiaco. It is still today the end of pilgrimages, often led by feet. The object of the popular adoration is a fresco portraying the Trinity, dating probably from the 12th century, and which has strong Byzantine influences.

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