Castignano

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Castignano
Comune
Comune di Castignano
View from Ripaberarda
View from Ripaberarda
Castignano is located in Italy
Castignano
Castignano
Location of Castignano in Italy
Coordinates: 42°56′N 13°37′E / 42.933°N 13.617°E / 42.933; 13.617Coordinates: 42°56′N 13°37′E / 42.933°N 13.617°E / 42.933; 13.617
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Ascoli Piceno (AP)
Frazioni Ripaberarda, San Venanzo, San Martino, Castiglioni, Rufiano, Sant'Angelo di Ripaberarda
Government
 • Mayor Fabio Pollini
Area
 • Total 38.8 km2 (15.0 sq mi)
Elevation 473 m (1,552 ft)
Population (30 June 2017)[1]
 • Total 2,755
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castignanesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 63072
Dialing code 0736
Website Official website

Castignano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ascoli Piceno in the Italian region Marche, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) south of Ancona and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Ascoli Piceno.

Castignano borders the following municipalities: Appignano del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno, Cossignano, Montalto delle Marche, Montedinove, Offida, Rotella.

Among its churches are the Sanctuary of San Bernardino da Siena and Santi Pietro e Paolo. Its territory is home to the oldest ever Italic language inscription found, the so-called "Stele of Castignano" (7th-6th centurries BC).

References

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

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