Lugnano in Teverina

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Lugnano in Teverina
Comune
Comune di Lugnano in Teverina
Church of Santa Maria Assunta.
Church of Santa Maria Assunta.
Coat of arms of Lugnano in Teverina
Coat of arms
Lugnano in Teverina is located in Italy
Lugnano in Teverina
Lugnano in Teverina
Location of Lugnano in Teverina in Italy
Coordinates: 42°34′N 12°20′E / 42.567°N 12.333°E / 42.567; 12.333Coordinates: 42°34′N 12°20′E / 42.567°N 12.333°E / 42.567; 12.333
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province / Metropolitan city Terni (TR)
Government
 • Mayor Nadia Moretti
Area
 • Total 29.68 km2 (11.46 sq mi)
Elevation 419 m (1,375 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 1,593
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lugnanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 05020
Dialing code 0744
Patron saint St. Mary Assunta
Saint day August 15
Website Official website

Lugnano in Teverina is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Terni in the Italian region Umbria, located about 60 km south of Perugia and about 25 km west of Terni.

Lugnano in Teverina borders the following municipalities: Alviano, Amelia, Attigliano, Graffignano.

Main sights[edit]

  • Palazzo Pennone
  • Palazzo of the Bufalari Counts
  • Church of Santa Maria Assunta
  • Convent of San Francesco

Nearby, there is the unique site known as the "Children's Necropolis", dating to the mid-5th century AD. The site includes the burial grounds of new-born and aborted fetuses. The causes of the unusual sepultures are unknown.

It is now possible to stay in the converted rooms of the Convent of San Francesco.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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