Rosora

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Rosora
Comune
Comune di Rosora
Coat of arms of Rosora
Coat of arms
Rosora is located in Italy
Rosora
Rosora
Location of Rosora in Italy
Coordinates: 43°29′N 13°4′E / 43.483°N 13.067°E / 43.483; 13.067Coordinates: 43°29′N 13°4′E / 43.483°N 13.067°E / 43.483; 13.067
CountryItaly
RegionMarche
ProvinceAncona (AN)
FrazioniAngeli
Government
 • MayorFausto Sassi
Area
 • Total9.41 km2 (3.63 sq mi)
Elevation381 m (1,250 ft)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total2,008
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rosorani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code60030
Dialing code0731
Patron saintSt. Michael Archangel
Saint daySeptember 29
WebsiteOfficial website

Rosora is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ancona in the Italian region Marche, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Ancona.

Panorama of Rosora.

Rosora borders the following municipalities: Arcevia, Castelplanio, Cupramontana, Maiolati Spontini, Mergo, Montecarotto, Poggio San Marcello.

History[edit]

The origins of Rosora are connected to the Lombards, who built here a castrum (castle), probably over a pre-existing Roman structure. In the Middle Ages it was a commune, later annexed to that of Jesi. It was under the Papal States until 1860, when it became part of the Kingdom of Italy.

Main sights[edit]

  • Castle, with a 15th-century tower, part of the walls and tunnels from the primitive building.

References[edit]

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

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