Sassoferrato

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Sassoferrato
Comune di Sassoferrato
View of Montelago, a frazione of Sassoferrato
View of Montelago, a frazione of Sassoferrato
Coat of arms of Sassoferrato
Coat of arms
Sassoferrato within the Province of Ancona
Sassoferrato within the Province of Ancona
Location of Sassoferrato
Sassoferrato is located in Italy
Sassoferrato
Sassoferrato
Location of Sassoferrato in Italy
Sassoferrato is located in Marche
Sassoferrato
Sassoferrato
Sassoferrato (Marche)
Coordinates: 43°26′1″N 12°51′30″E / 43.43361°N 12.85833°E / 43.43361; 12.85833Coordinates: 43°26′1″N 12°51′30″E / 43.43361°N 12.85833°E / 43.43361; 12.85833
CountryItaly
RegionMarche
ProvinceAncona (AN)
Frazionisee list
Government
 • MayorUgo Pesciarelli
Area
 • Total137.23 km2 (52.98 sq mi)
Elevation
386 m (1,266 ft)
Population
(31 December 2016)
 • Total7,177
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sassoferratesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
60041
Dialing code0732
Patron saintBlessed Ugo degli Atti
Saint dayJuly 26
WebsiteOfficial website

Sassoferrato is a town and comune of the province of Ancona in the Marche region of central-eastern Italy.

History[edit]

To the south of the town lie the ruins of the ancient Sentinum, on the Via Flaminia. The castle above the town is mentioned from the 11th century; the town belonged to the House of Este from 1208, later to the Atti family, becoming a free municipality in 1460 after the assassination of Luigi degli Atti.

Geography[edit]

Sassoferrato borders with the municipalities of Arcevia, Fabriano, Genga, Serra Sant'Abbondio (PU), Pergola (PU), Costacciaro (PG, Umbria) and Scheggia e Pascelupo (PG, Umbria).

Frazioni[edit]

Baruccio, Borgo Sassoferrato, Breccia di Venatura, Cabernardi, Ca' Boccolino, Camarano, Camazzocchi, Canderico, Cantarino, Caparucci, Capoggi, Casalvento, Case Aia, Castagna, Castagna Bassa, Castiglioni, Catobagli, Col Canino, Coldapi, Col della Noce, Doglio, Felcioni, Frassineta, Gaville, Giontarello, La Frasca, Liceto, Mandole, Montelago, Monterosso, Monterosso Stazione, Morello, Pantana, Perticano, Piagge, Piaggiasecca, Piano di Frassineta, Piano di Murazzano, Radicosa, Regedano, Rondinella, Rotondo, San Egidio, San Felice, San Giovanni, San Paolo, San Ugo, Sassoferrato Castello, Schioppetto, Scorzano, Sementana, Seriole, Serra San Facondino, Stavellina, Valdolmo, Valitosa, Venatura.

Main sights[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Web page titled "Some words about the Institute" Archived 2006-10-16 at the Wayback Machine at the Istituto Internazionale di Studi Piceni website, retrieved May 24, 2009

External links[edit]

Media related to Sassoferrato at Wikimedia Commons