Canale Monterano

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Canale Monterano
Comune di Canale Monterano
Roman aqueduct in Monterano.
Roman aqueduct in Monterano.
Coat of arms of Canale Monterano
Coat of arms
Canale Monterano is located in Italy
Canale Monterano
Canale Monterano
Location of Canale Monterano in Italy
Coordinates: 42°8′N 12°6′E / 42.133°N 12.100°E / 42.133; 12.100
Country Italy
Region Latium
Metropolitan city Rome (RM)
Frazioni La Piana, Montevirginio
 • Mayor Alessandro Bettarelli
 • Total 36.92 km2 (14.25 sq mi)
Elevation 378 m (1,240 ft)
Population (30 April 2017)[1]
 • Total 4,132
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Canalesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00060
Dialing code 06
Patron saint St. Bartholomew
Saint day August 24
Website Official website

Canale Monterano is a comune (municipality), former bishopric and Latin titular see in the Metropolitan City of Rome, in the central Italian region of Lazio (Ancient Latium).

Canale Monterano, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Rome, borders the following municipalities : Blera, Manziana, Oriolo Romano, Tolfa and Vejano.

Main sights[edit]

  • Giardini Botanici di Stigliano
  • Ruins of the former village of Monterano (seat of a bishopric, see below) which was set on fire, together with its population, by the French army at the end of the 18th century
  • Remains of Roman aqueduct


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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