Canale Monterano

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Canale Monterano
Comune di Canale Monterano
Roman aqueduct in Monterano.
Roman aqueduct in Monterano.
Coat of arms of Canale Monterano
Coat of arms
Location of Canale Monterano
Canale Monterano is located in Italy
Canale Monterano
Canale Monterano
Location of Canale Monterano in Italy
Canale Monterano is located in Lazio
Canale Monterano
Canale Monterano
Canale Monterano (Lazio)
Coordinates: 42°8′N 12°6′E / 42.133°N 12.100°E / 42.133; 12.100
Country Italy
Region Latium
Metropolitan city Rome (RM)
Frazioni La Piana, Montevirginio
 • Mayor Alessandro Bettarelli
 • Total 36.92 km2 (14.25 sq mi)
378 m (1,240 ft)
(30 April 2017)[1]
 • Total 4,132
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Canalesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code 06
Patron saint St. Bartholomew
Saint day August 24
Website Official website

Canale Monterano is a comune (municipality), former bishopric and Latin titular see in the Metropolitan City of Rome, in the central Italian region of Lazio (Ancient Latium).

Canale Monterano, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Rome, borders the following municipalities : Blera, Manziana, Oriolo Romano, Tolfa and Vejano.

Main sights

Ruins of Bernini church of San Bonaventura
  • Giardini Botanici di Stigliano
  • Ruins of the former village of Monterano (seat of a bishopric, see below) which was set on fire, together with its population, by the French Republican army at the end of the 18th century. It included the church of San Bonaventura and a baroque fountain with a lion statue designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
  • Remains of Roman aqueduct


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External links

  • Official website
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