Costacciaro

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Costacciaro
Comune di Costacciaro
Costacciaro al Tramonto.jpg
Coat of arms of Costacciaro
Coat of arms
Location of Costacciaro
Costacciaro is located in Italy
Costacciaro
Costacciaro
Location of Costacciaro in Italy
Costacciaro is located in Umbria
Costacciaro
Costacciaro
Costacciaro (Umbria)
Coordinates: 43°22′N 12°43′E / 43.367°N 12.717°E / 43.367; 12.717
CountryItaly
RegionUmbria
ProvincePerugia (PG)
FrazioniCosta San Savino, Scirca, Villa Col dei Canali
Government
 • MayorAndrea Capponi
Area
 • Total41.06 km2 (15.85 sq mi)
Elevation
567 m (1,860 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[3]
 • Total1,184
 • Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Costacciaroli
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
06021
Dialing code075
Patron saintBl. Thomas of Costacciaro
Saint dayFirst Sunday in September
WebsiteOfficial website

Costacciaro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 40 km northeast of Perugia. It is a medieval burgh, which, after the rule of Perugia and Gubbio, became part of the Papal States in the 15th century.

Hamlets (Frazioni) are Costa San Savino and Villa Col dei Canali.

Costacciaro borders the following municipalities: Fabriano, Gubbio, Sassoferrato, Scheggia e Pascelupo, Sigillo. The town was founded around 1250 by the commune of Gubbio as a stronghold against the nearby fortress of Sigillo, held by the commune of Perugia.

References[edit]

  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. ^ Data from Istat

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