Ascrea

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Ascrea
Comune
Comune di Ascrea
Turano Lake with Ascrea in background
Turano Lake with Ascrea in background
Coat of arms of Ascrea
Coat of arms
Ascrea within the Province of Rieti
Ascrea within the Province of Rieti
Ascrea is located in Italy
Ascrea
Ascrea
Location of Ascrea in Italy
Coordinates: 42°11′49″N 12°59′51″E / 42.19694°N 12.99750°E / 42.19694; 12.99750
Country Italy
Region Latium
Province Rieti (RI)
Frazioni Stipes, Valleverde Stipes
Government
 • Mayor Dante D'Angeli
Area
 • Total 14.4 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Elevation 318 m (1,043 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 263
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ascreani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 02020
Dialing code 0765

Ascrea is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Latium, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Rome and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Rieti.

Geography[edit]

It is an agricultural centre in the medium valley of the Turano River. The municipality borders with Castel di Tora, Collegiove, Longone Sabino, Marcetelli, Paganico Sabino, Pozzaglia Sabina, Rocca Sinibalda and Varco Sabino.

The municipal territory counts a northern exclave in which are located its hamlets (frazioni): Stipes and Valleverde Stipes. A southeastern exclave is located few km from the town.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ 41840 (x a j h) Ascrea on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

Media related to Ascrea at Wikimedia Commons