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Cassino, Province of Frosinone, Lazio

Cassino is a comune south of Rome, at the base of Monte Cairo (elevation 1669 meters) at the confluence of the Liri and Rapido rivers. Before 28 July 1863, the town was called San Germano. Cassino is most famous for the Abbey of Montecassino and for being the site of the Battle of Monte Cassino during World War II. The town was destroyed during the fighting, and was rebuilt after the war. Today, it is the site of a Fiat auto plant and the University of Cassino.

Info

  • Altitude: 40 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 32,000 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 03043
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0776
  • Patron Saint: St. Germano

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