Cospaia

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Cospaia
Old view of Cospaia
Old view of Cospaia
Cospaia is located in Italy
Cospaia
Cospaia
Location of Cospaia in Italy
Coordinates: 43°33′34″N 12°10′15″E / 43.55944°N 12.17083°E / 43.55944; 12.17083Coordinates: 43°33′34″N 12°10′15″E / 43.55944°N 12.17083°E / 43.55944; 12.17083
Country Italy
RegionUmbria
ProvincePerugia (PG)
ComuneSan Giustino
Elevation
357 m (1,171 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Dialing code075

Cospaia is an Italian hamlet (frazione) of the comune of San Giustino in the Province of Perugia, Umbria.

History[edit]

The village was an autonomous republic from 1440 to 1826, when it was divided between the Grand Duchy of Tuscany and the Papal States.

Geography[edit]

Cospaia is located in the northern suburb of San Giustino, by a lake and next to the borders of Umbria with Tuscany. It is 3 km far from Sansepolcro (in the Province of Arezzo), 15 from Città di Castello, 42 from Arezzo and 67 from Perugia.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ascani, Angelo (1963). Cospaia: storia inedita della singolare Repubblica. Tuscany: Città di Castello.
  • Natali, Filippo (1892). La stato libero di Cospaia: nell'alta Valle del Tevere (1440-1826). Umbertide: stab. tip. Tiberino.

External links[edit]

Media related to Cospaia at Wikimedia Commons