Montalto delle Marche

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Montalto delle Marche
Comune di Montalto delle Marche
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Montalto delle Marche is located in Italy
Montalto delle Marche
Montalto delle Marche
Location of Montalto delle Marche in Italy
Coordinates: 42°59′14″N 13°36′25″E / 42.98722°N 13.60694°E / 42.98722; 13.60694Coordinates: 42°59′14″N 13°36′25″E / 42.98722°N 13.60694°E / 42.98722; 13.60694
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Ascoli Piceno (AP)
Frazioni Patrignone, Porchia
 • Total 34.1 km2 (13.2 sq mi)
Elevation 512 m (1,680 ft)
Population (Jan. 2010)
 • Total 2,307
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montaltesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 63068
Dialing code 0736
Website Official website

Montalto delle Marche is a comune (municipality) and former Latin catholic bishopric in the Province of Ascoli Piceno in the Italian region Le Marche, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) south of Ancona and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) north of Ascoli Piceno.


As of 2 January 2010, it had a population of 2,307. It is 512 metres (1,680 ft) above sea level and covers an area of 34.1 square kilometres (13.2 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Montalto delle Marche contains the frazioni (subdivisions) Patrignone, Contrada di Lago and Porchia.

Montalto delle Marche borders the following municipalities: Carassai, Castignano, Cossignano, Monte Rinaldo, Montedinove, Montelparo, Ortezzano.

Ecclesiastical history[edit]

On 1586.11.24, the Latin Catholic Diocese of Montalto was established on territory split off from the then Diocese of Fermo (now an Archdiocese).

On 1986.09.30 it was suppressed and its territory and title were merged into the Diocese of San Benedetto del Tronto–Ripatransone–Montalto. The town houses the Montalto delle Marche Cathedral.

Demographic evolution[edit]


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

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