Preci

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Preci
Comune
Comune di Preci
Preci - Italy.jpg
Coat of arms of Preci
Coat of arms
Preci is located in Italy
Preci
Preci
Location of Preci in Italy
Coordinates: 42°53′N 13°2′E / 42.883°N 13.033°E / 42.883; 13.033Coordinates: 42°53′N 13°2′E / 42.883°N 13.033°E / 42.883; 13.033
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province / Metropolitan city Perugia (PG)
Frazioni Abeto, Acquaro, Belforte, Castelvecchio, Collazzoni, Collescille, Corone, Fiano d'Abeto, Montaglioni, Montebufo, Piedivalle, Poggio di Croce, Roccanolfi, Saccovescio, San Vito, Todiano, Valle
Government
 • Mayor Alfredo Virgili
Area
 • Total 81.7 km2 (31.5 sq mi)
Elevation 596 m (1,955 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 799
 • Density 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Preciani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06047
Dialing code 0743
Patron saint Madonna della Pietà
Saint day June 7

Preci is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 60 km southeast of Perugia.

It is a medieval burg (13th century) developed inside a fortress, which was almost entirely destroyed by an earthquake in 1328.

Preci borders the following municipalities: Castelsantangelo sul Nera, Cerreto di Spoleto, Norcia, Visso.

Main sights[edit]

  • Remains of the 13th-century castle in the frazione of Acquaro
  • Pre-historic grotto tombs, in the frazione of Fiano d'Abeto
  • Church of Annunziata in Poggio di Croce. It houses a 14th-century fresco of the Annunciation by Giovanni del Biondo

References[edit]

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