Monte Castello di Vibio

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Monte Castello di Vibio
Comune di Monte Castello di Vibio
Monte Castello di Vibio-piazza.jpg
Coat of arms of Monte Castello di Vibio
Coat of arms
Location of Monte Castello di Vibio
Monte Castello di Vibio is located in Italy
Monte Castello di Vibio
Monte Castello di Vibio
Location of Monte Castello di Vibio in Italy
Monte Castello di Vibio is located in Umbria
Monte Castello di Vibio
Monte Castello di Vibio
Monte Castello di Vibio (Umbria)
Coordinates: 42°50′N 12°21′E / 42.833°N 12.350°E / 42.833; 12.350Coordinates: 42°50′N 12°21′E / 42.833°N 12.350°E / 42.833; 12.350
CountryItaly
RegionUmbria
Province Perugia (PG)
FrazioniDoglio, Madonna del Piano
Government
 • MayorDaniele Brugnossi
Area
 • Total31.95 km2 (12.34 sq mi)
Elevation
423 m (1,388 ft)
Population
(30 November 2017)[1]
 • Total1,536
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montecastellesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
06057
Dialing code075
Patron saintSt. Philip and St. James
Saint dayMay 3
WebsiteOfficial website

Monte Castello di Vibio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 30 km south of Perugia.

Monte Castello di Vibio borders the following municipalities: Fratta Todina, San Venanzo, Todi.

Main sights[edit]

The municipality of Monte Castello di Vibio is home to the Teatro della Concordia, which is the smallest theatre all'italiana in the world.[2] Its architecture has the form of a bell.[3]

Olive Oil[edit]

One of the most appreciated products of Monte Castello di Vibio is olive oil. In fact, this land is inserted in "Extra virgin olive oil DOP Umbria" and the head office is in Trevi. The most part of Montecastello’s hills, from century traditions, are cultivated with care and passion with olive tree. This tree produces a quality olive oil and is a pleasure feature of landscape.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Teatro più piccolo del mondo. / World’s smallest theatre. Archived 2012-04-04 at the Wayback Machine. Article about the Teatro della Concordia on the site Umbria e Arte. 2006.
  3. ^ Il teatro più piccolo al mondo,costruito a misura del suo paese. Archived 2011-12-22 at the Wayback Machine. Article about the architecture of the Teatro della Concordia. 1997.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-12-07. Retrieved 2011-10-17.

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