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Attigliano, Province of Terni, Umbria

Situated along the south-western borders of Umbria on a natural terrace that dominates it the valley of the Tevere river, the place probably derived its name from "tilium", Latin name of the tree that grew in great quantities along the river banks.

Info

  • Altitude: 200 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 1900 inhabitants in 2017
  • Zip/postal code: 05012
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0744
  • Patron Saint: St. Lorenzo Martire, celebrated on 10 August
  • Demonym: attiglianesi
  • Frazioni & Localities: Bufalino, La Croce, La Piazza, La Stazione, Lo Stradone, Madonna delle Grazie.
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History

The village has medieval origins (11th century) and was under several dominations (the Borghese, the Orsini and the Alviano) until the 15th century when it was included in the Papal State until the unity of Italy (1860).

Economy

Its economy is partly agricultural, but most of the population works in the nearby chemical, iron and steel industries of Narni and Terni. Recently there has been also a remarkable tourist development.

What to see

  • Piazza della Rocca with the belltower clock
  • 16th-century Church of San Lorenzo Martire
  • The medieval castle.

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