Borgo Velino

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Borgo Velino
Comune di Borgo Velino
Umberto I square with the civic tower
Umberto I square with the civic tower
Coat of arms of Borgo Velino
Coat of arms
Location of Borgo Velino
Borgo Velino is located in Italy
Borgo Velino
Borgo Velino
Location of Borgo Velino in Italy
Borgo Velino is located in Lazio
Borgo Velino
Borgo Velino
Borgo Velino (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°24′N 13°4′E / 42.400°N 13.067°E / 42.400; 13.067
CountryItaly
RegionLatium
ProvinceRieti (RI)
FrazioniCollerinaldo
Government
 • MayorEmanuele Berardi
Area
 • Total17.3 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Elevation
460 m (1,510 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2008[2])[3]
 • Total1,002
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Borghetani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
02010
Dialing code0746

Borgo Velino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rieti in the region Latium, Italy. It is located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Rome and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of the town Rieti. It has an area of 17.3 square kilometres (6.7 sq mi), and as of 31 December 2010 it had a population of 1,004. Until 1927 Borgo Velino was part of the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo. It is located near the site of a pre- or early-Roman Sabine village named Viario. Rare ruins of this ancient village, now occupied by a cultivated field, were found near a standing medieval tower. Borgo Velino is the birthplace of Giulio Pezzola, a notorious outlaw of the 17th century.

Borgo Velino borders the following municipalities: Antrodoco, Castel Sant'Angelo, Cittaducale, Fiamignano, Micigliano, Petrella Salto.

Transport[edit]

Borgo Velino has a station on the Terni–Sulmona railway, with trains to Terni, Rieti and L'Aquila.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.