Viterbo

Italian commune (comune) in Lazio

Viterbo is a very old city and a comune in the Lazio region of Central Italy, the capital of the province of Viterbo.

Viterbo
Comune di Viterbo
Palazzo del Papi, Viterbo
Palazzo del Papi, Viterbo
Flag of Viterbo
Flag
Coat of arms of Viterbo
Coat of arms
Viterbo in the province
The comune Viterbo, in red, in its province
Location of Viterbo
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
ProvinceViterbo (VT)
Frazionisee list
Government
 • MayorLeonardo Michelini[1]
Area
 • Total406.23 km2 (156.85 sq mi)
Elevation326 m (1,070 ft)
Highest elevation
896 m (2,940 ft)
Lowest elevation
86 m (282 ft)
Population
 (24 February 2017)[5]
 • Total67,173
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Viterbesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
01100
Dialing code0761
Patron saintSaint Rose of Viterbo
Saint day4 September
WebsiteOfficial website

The University of Tuscia, established in 1979, is in the city of Viterbo.

GeographyEdit

The comune of Viterbo has an area of 406.23 km2 (156.85 sq mi), the largest comune of the province, and its altitude is 326 m (1,070 ft) above sea level.[3]

The comune borders with the comuni Bagnoregio, Bomarzo, Canepina, Caprarola, Celleno, Civitella d'Agliano, Graffignano, Marta, Monte Romano, Montefiascone, Ronciglione, Soriano nel Cimino, Tuscania, Vetralla, Vitorchiano.[6]

FrazioniEdit

The following frazioni (hamlets) are part of the comune of Viterboː Bagnaia, Fastello, Grotte Santo Stefano, La Quercia, Montecalvello, Ponte di Cetti, Roccalvecce, San Martino al Cimino, Sant'Angelo di Roccalvecce, Tobia, Vallebona.

PopulationEdit

As of 1 January 2016, there are 67,173 persons (32,186 males and 34,987 females) living in the comune,[5] for a population density of 165.4 inhabitants/km².

Population evolutionEdit

GalleryEdit

People from ViterboEdit

Twinned and partner townsEdit

Viterbo is twinned with:

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Sindaco" (in Italian). Comune di Viterbo. Archived from the original on 10 June 2016. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  2. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Comune di Viterbo" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  4. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  6. "Comuni limitrofi a Viterbo" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 24 February 2017.

Other websitesEdit