Frontone

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Frontone
Comune
Comune di Frontone
Rocca (Castle) of Frontone
Rocca (Castle) of Frontone
Coat of arms of Frontone
Coat of arms
Frontone is located in Italy
Frontone
Frontone
Location of Frontone in Italy
Coordinates: 43°31′N 12°44′E / 43.517°N 12.733°E / 43.517; 12.733
CountryItaly
RegionMarche
ProvincePesaro e Urbino (PU)
FrazioniCastello, Colombara, Foce
Area
 • Total36.0 km2 (13.9 sq mi)
Elevation412 m (1,352 ft)
Population (28 February 2009[1])
 • Total1,355
 • Density38/km2 (97/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Frontonesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code61040
Dialing code0721
Patron saintSt. Theodore
Saint day9 September

Frontone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the Italian region of Marche, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of Ancona and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Pesaro.

Frontone borders the following municipalities: Cagli, Cantiano, Pergola, Scheggia e Pascelupo, Serra Sant'Abbondio.

The town is home to a Rocca (castle), designed, among the others, by Francesco di Giorgio Martini.

References

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