|Comune di Castelfidardo|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Ancona (AN)|
|Frazioni||Acquaviva, Campanari, Cerretano, Crocette, Figuretta, Fornaci, Sant'Agostino, San Rocchetto|
|• Mayor||Roberto Ascani|
|• Total||32 km2 (12 sq mi)|
|Elevation||215 m (705 ft)|
|Population (30 September 2015)|
|• Density||590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||San Vittore|
|Saint day||May 14|
It is particularly remembered for a Sardinian victory over a papal army composed of foreign volunteers defending the Papal States, on September 18, 1860. The town's Museum of the Risorgimento, in the palazzo Mordini, commemorates the battle and places it in the wider context of the Risorgimento as a whole. It houses artifacts and documents of the period, including around 130 loans from private collections or other museums.
Castelfidardo is also known as the international capital of accordion builders. A variety of other musical instruments besides the accordion have been produced in the town since the 19th century, such as the armonica.
G.S.D. Castelfidardo Calcio is the Italian football of the city and was founded in 1944. Currently it plays in Italy's Serie D after the promotion from national play-off in the Eccellenza in the 2013-14 season.
The president is Costantino Sarnari and the manager is Roberto Mobili.
Its home ground is Stadio G. Mancini with 2,000 seats. The team's colors are white and green.
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