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 kilometres (37 mi) 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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