Sant'Angelo Romano

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Sant'Angelo Romano
Comune di Sant'Angelo Romano
Sant'Angelo Romano is located in Italy
Sant'Angelo Romano
Sant'Angelo Romano
Location of Sant'Angelo Romano in Italy
Coordinates: 42°2′N 12°43′E / 42.033°N 12.717°E / 42.033; 12.717Coordinates: 42°2′N 12°43′E / 42.033°N 12.717°E / 42.033; 12.717
Country Italy
Region Latium
Province Rome
 • Mayor Angelo Gabrielli (since June 14, 2004)
 • Total 21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,078
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym Santangelesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00010
Dialing code 0774
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel, St. Liberata

Sant'Angelo Romano is a town and comune in Latium, Italy, administratively part of the province of Rome. It has 3,078 inhabitants as of 2001. It is located north of Guidonia Montecelio, where the closest Trenitalia train station (about 40 minutes by train from Rome) is located.

The most important site in S.Angelo Romano is the Orsini-Cesi castle, which lies on the top of the old town. The castle hosts an important prehistorical museum. The main body of the castle is the palace of prince Federico Cesi, the founder of Accademia dei Lincei.