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Comune di Celleno
Coat of arms of Celleno
Coat of arms
Celleno is located in Italy
Location of Celleno in Italy
Coordinates: 42°33′N 12°8′E / 42.550°N 12.133°E / 42.550; 12.133Coordinates: 42°33′N 12°8′E / 42.550°N 12.133°E / 42.550; 12.133
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province / Metropolitan city Viterbo (VT)
 • Mayor Marco Taschini
 • Total 24.6 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Elevation 407 m (1,335 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 1,359
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cellenesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01020
Dialing code 0761
Patron saint Holy Crucifix
Saint day 14 September

Celleno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Viterbo in the Italian region Lazio, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Rome and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) north of Viterbo. It was the site of the first battle by South African troops in Italy during the Second World War.[2]

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  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Kleynhans, Evert. "The First South African Armoured Battle in Italy during the Second World War The Battle of Celleno - 10 June 1944". www.academia.edu. Retrieved 7 July 2014.