Gallinaro

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Gallinaro
Comune di Gallinaro
Gallinaro within the Province of Frosinone
Gallinaro within the Province of Frosinone
Location of Gallinaro
Gallinaro is located in Italy
Gallinaro
Gallinaro
Location of Gallinaro in Italy
Gallinaro is located in Lazio
Gallinaro
Gallinaro
Gallinaro (Lazio)
Coordinates: 41°40′N 13°48′E / 41.667°N 13.800°E / 41.667; 13.800
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceFrosinone (FR)
Government
 • MayorMario Piselli
Area
 • Total17.6 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Elevation
558 m (1,831 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017)[3]
 • Total1,259
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Gallinaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
03040
Dialing code0776
Patron saintSt. Gerard
WebsiteOfficial website

Gallinaro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Frosinone in the Italian Lazio region. It is about 110 kilometres (68 mi) east of Rome and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Frosinone.

Geography[edit]

Gallinaro is located in the Comino Valley and is crossed by Rio Mollo, a tributary river of Melfa. It borders the municipalities of Alvito, Atina, Picinisco, San Donato Val di Comino and Settefrati. The town is 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Sora, 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Cassino, 48 kilometres (30 mi) from Frosinone and 138 kilometres (86 mi) from Rome.

History[edit]

The town was first mentioned in 1023, probably founded by the counts of Sora. In 1067 it became property of the counts of Aquino. The sanctuary of St. Gerard was built in the 13th century.[4][5]

Main sights[edit]

  • Old town[6]
  • St. Gerard Sanctuary (12th century)[7]
  • Church of St. John (14th century)[8]
  • Child Jesus of Gallinaro[9]

People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ (in Italian) History of Gallinaro (municipal website) Archived 2014-01-17 at Archive.today
  5. ^ (in Italian) History of Gallinaro (office of tourism) Archived 2014-01-17 at Archive.today
  6. ^ (in Italian) Old town of Gallinaro (municipal website) Archived 2014-01-17 at Archive.today
  7. ^ (in Italian) St. Gerard Sanctuary (municipal website) Archived 2012-12-19 at Archive.today
  8. ^ (in Italian) Church of St. John (municipal website) Archived 2014-01-17 at Archive.today
  9. ^ (in Italian) Child Jesus of Gallinaro (municipal website) Archived 2014-01-17 at Archive.today

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