Corridonia

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Corridonia
Comune
Comune di Corridonia
Coat of arms of Corridonia
Coat of arms
Corridonia is located in Italy
Corridonia
Corridonia
Location of Corridonia in Italy
Coordinates: 43°15′N 13°31′E / 43.250°N 13.517°E / 43.250; 13.517Coordinates: 43°15′N 13°31′E / 43.250°N 13.517°E / 43.250; 13.517
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Macerata (MC)
Frazioni Colbuccaro, Passo del Bidollo, San Claudio
Government
 • Mayor Nelia Calvigioni
Area
 • Total 62.0 km2 (23.9 sq mi)
Elevation 261 m (856 ft)
Population (August 2007)[1]
 • Total 14,775
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 62014
Dialing code 0733
Patron saint SS. Peter and Paul
Saint day 29 June

Corridonia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Macerata in the Italian region Marche, located about 40 km south of Ancona and about 8 km southeast of Macerata.

Corridonia was called, until 1931, Pausula. The name was changed by Benito Mussolini to honour Filippo Corridoni, interventionist syndicalist who died on 23 October 1915.

Corridonia borders the following municipalities: Francavilla d'Ete, Macerata, Mogliano, Monte San Giusto, Monte San Pietrangeli, Morrovalle, Petriolo, Tolentino, Urbisaglia.

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References[edit]

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