Montalto di Castro

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Montalto di Castro
Comune di Montalto di Castro
Coat of arms of Montalto di Castro
Coat of arms
Montalto di Castro is located in Italy
Montalto di Castro
Montalto di Castro
Location of Montalto di Castro in Italy
Coordinates: 42°21′N 11°36′E / 42.350°N 11.600°E / 42.350; 11.600
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province / Metropolitan city Viterbo (VT)
Frazioni Pescia Romana
 • Mayor Sergio Caci (Forza Italia)
 • Total 189.4 km2 (73.1 sq mi)
Elevation 42 m (138 ft)
Population (30 April 2009)[1]
 • Total 8,812
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montaltesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01014
Dialing code 0766
Website Official website

Montalto di Castro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Viterbo in the Italian region Lazio, located about 90 kilometres (56 miles) northwest of Rome and about 40 kilometres (25 miles) west of Viterbo.

It is home to a large fossil-fuel powered power plant managed by ENEL and the largest solar PV power plant in Italy.


Montalto di Castro is linked by road to the European route E80 motorway. The Italian state railway Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane provides a rail link that allows passengers to travel to Rome, Pisa, Orbetello, or Civitavecchia.

Notable people[edit]


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

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