|Comune di Premilcuore|
Premilcuore within the Province of Forlì-Cesena
|Province / Metropolitan city||Forlì-Cesena (FC)|
|• Mayor||Luigi Capacci|
|• Total||98.8 km2 (38.1 sq mi)|
|Elevation||459 m (1,506 ft)|
|• Density||8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Premilcuore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Forlì-Cesena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Forlì.
Following a local tradition, the town was founded in the year 215 by a Roman centurion named "Marcelliano", who took refuge with some soldiers in the valley of Rabbi river. First mentioned in 1124, it was part of the Province of Florence, in Tuscany, until 1923.
Located at the borders of Romagna with Tuscany, Premilcuore is a little hill town of the Apennine Mountains, below the Alpe di San Benedetto and Falterona mountains. It borders the municipalities of Galeata, Portico e San Benedetto, Rocca San Casciano, San Godenzo (FI), and Santa Sofia. It counts the hamlet (frazione) of Ponte Fantella.
Main sights of Premilcuore include the medieval old town with its fortress (Rocca di Premilcuore), palaces and churches. The town is also part of the Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, Campigna National Park.
- Pietro Leoni (1909–1995), Jesuit priest
- (in Italian) Mayor of Premilcuore on the municipal website
- (in Italian) Source: Istat 2011
- (in Italian) Premilcuore at the Office of Tourism of the Province of Forlì-Cesena
- (in Italian) Territory of Foreste Casentinesi National Park
Media related to Premilcuore at Wikimedia Commons
- (in Italian) Premilcuore official website