Gallicano nel Lazio

Summary

Gallicano nel Lazio
Comune di Gallicano nel Lazio
Coat of arms of Gallicano nel Lazio
Coat of arms
Location of Gallicano nel Lazio
Gallicano nel Lazio is located in Italy
Gallicano nel Lazio
Gallicano nel Lazio
Location of Gallicano nel Lazio in Italy
Gallicano nel Lazio is located in Lazio
Gallicano nel Lazio
Gallicano nel Lazio
Gallicano nel Lazio (Lazio)
Coordinates: 41°52′N 12°49′E / 41.867°N 12.817°E / 41.867; 12.817
CountryItaly
RegionLatium
Metropolitan cityRome (RM)
Government
 • MayorMarcello Accordino
Area
 • Total26.0 km2 (10.0 sq mi)
Elevation
241 m (791 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2015)[3]
 • Total6,341
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Gallicanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00010
Dialing code06
WebsiteOfficial website

Gallicano nel Lazio is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Rome in the Italian region Latium, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Rome at the feet of the Monti Prenestini.

History

In Roman times, it was known as Pedum.[4] A castle is mentioned here in 984 AD, called Castrum Gallicani. Here a Benedictine monastery grew in the following year, later owned by the abbey of San Paolo fuori le Mura. Gallicano from the 13th century it was a possession of the Colonna family, and pope Martin V (a Colonna) sojourned here in 1424.

In 1501 the Borgia conquered it, although it was returned to the Colonna after the death of pope Alexander VI. The castle was destroyed in 1526 and rebuilt four years later. In 1622 the Ludovisi family acquired Gallicano, followed by the Rospigliosi Pallavicini in 1633, who held it until 1839.

References

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Pedum". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

External links

  • Official website