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Ferentillo
Comune di Ferentillo
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Ferentillo is located in Italy
Ferentillo



Ferentillo is located in Umbria
Ferentillo
Coordinates: 42°37′14″N 12°47′04″E / 42.62056, 12.78444
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province Terni
Commune Ferentillo
Frazioni
Government
 • Mayor Paolo Silveri
Area
 • Total 69.5 km2 (26.8 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 3,049
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code
05034 Area code
ISO 3166 code 0744
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Ferentillo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Terni in the Italian region Umbria, located about 60 km southeast of Perugia and about 12 km northeast of Terni. The comune, located in the valley of the Nera, is divided by the river into the burghs of Matterella and Precetto.

Ferentillo borders the following municipalities: Arrone, Leonessa, Montefranco, Monteleone di Spoleto, Polino, Scheggino, Spoleto.

History[]

Remains of ancient settlements include an Etruscan necropolis outside Ferentillo, at Caldane. The town developed around a 14th castle (Castello di Madonna), first owned by the Monaldeschi della Cervara, then of the Spada and the Dukes of Montevecchio.

Main sights[]

  • At Matterella:
    • Collegiata di Santa Maria (13th century), with fresco of Raphael school.
    • Medieval castle
  • At Precetto:
    • Church of Santo Stefano (16th century), with frescoes of Perugino school. The crypt is from the 14th century and has frescoes of the same age.
    • Museum of Mummies
    • Medieval castle
    • Palazzo Montholon
  • At Macenano:
    • Abbey of San Pietro in Valle (6th-8th centuries), with 13th century frescoes.

Demographic evolution[]

Frazioni[]

Ampognano, Castellonalto, Castellone Basso, Colle Olivo, Colli, Gabbio, Leazzano, Le Mura, Lorino, Macchialunga, Macelletto, Macenano, Terria, Monterivoso, Nicciano, Sambucheto, San Mamiliano.

Twin towns[]

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