Monte Compatri

Summary

Monte Compatri
Comune di Monte Compatri
Apse of the Assunta Baroque parish church.
Apse of the Assunta Baroque parish church.
Coat of arms of Monte Compatri
Coat of arms
Location of Monte Compatri
Monte Compatri is located in Italy
Monte Compatri
Monte Compatri
Location of Monte Compatri in Italy
Monte Compatri is located in Lazio
Monte Compatri
Monte Compatri
Monte Compatri (Lazio)
Coordinates: 41°48′29″N 12°44′14″E / 41.80806°N 12.73722°E / 41.80806; 12.73722Coordinates: 41°48′29″N 12°44′14″E / 41.80806°N 12.73722°E / 41.80806; 12.73722
CountryItaly
RegionLatium
Metropolitan cityRome (RM)
FrazioniLa Cucca, Laghetto, Molara, Pantano, Pratarena
Government
 • MayorFabio D'Acuti (Northern League)
Area
 • Total24.57 km2 (9.49 sq mi)
Elevation
576 m (1,890 ft)
Population
 (30 October 2017)[3]
 • Total12,144
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Monticiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00040
Dialing code06
Saint day19 March
WebsiteOfficial website

Monte Compatri (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmonte ˈkɔmpatri]) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Rome in the Italian region Latium, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Rome on the Alban Hills. It is one of the Castelli Romani.

History

Monte Compatri has been identified with the ancient Labicum, a colony of Alba Longa. In the Middle Ages it was a fief of the Counts of Tusculum, then of the Annibaldi, the Altemps and the Borghese.

Main sights

  • Parish church of Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo (1630–33), erected by will of Scipione Borghese. The campanile is the former communal tower. The façade was designed by Carlo Rainaldi
  • Palazzo Borghese, the current town hall
  • Gabii
  • San Silvestro monastery

People

Twin cities

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.

External links

  • Official website
  • Centro Culturale Laghetto