Arce, Lazio

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Arce
Comune
Comune di Arce
Arce is located in Italy
Arce
Arce
Location of Arce in Italy
Coordinates: 41°35′N 13°34′E / 41.583°N 13.567°E / 41.583; 13.567
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province / Metropolitan city Frosinone (FR)
Frazioni Campanile, Campostefano, Sant'eleuterio, Collealto, Collemezzo, Collenoci, Colleolivo, Colleone, Fontanelle, Frassi, Isoletta, Marzi, Murata, Portone, Puzzaca, Tramonti, Valle
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Simonelli
Area
 • Total 39.5 km2 (15.3 sq mi)
Elevation 247 m (810 ft)
Population (28 February 2015)[1]
 • Total 5,793
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Arcesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03032
Dialing code 0776
Patron saint St. Eleutherius
Saint day May 29
Website Official website

Arce is a comune (municipality) in the province of Frosinone, in the region of Lazio, Italy. it is an agricultural centre located on a hill overlooking the Via Casilina, in the middle valley of the Liri.

History[edit]

In the Middle Ages it followed the history of Rocca d'Arce. Later it was a fief of the Della Rovere (1475) and the Boncompagni (1612). Main sights include the Baroque Parrocchiale of Santi Pietro e Paolo (late 17th century) and the church of Sant'Antonio, which has maintained a 13th-century portal.

Geography[edit]

Arce borders with the municipalities of Ceprano, Colfelice, Falvaterra, Fontana Liri, Monte San Giovanni Campano, Rocca d'Arce, San Giovanni Incarico and Strangolagalli.

Economy[edit]

Economy include the production of cereals, fruit, olives and forage. Industries include mechanics, food processing and others, all at small level.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.