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Accumoli

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Country  Italy
Elevation  855 m (2,805 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Province  Province of Rieti
Local time  Wednesday 6:44 AM
Dialling code  0746
Province / Metropolitan city  Rieti (RI)
Demonym(s)  Accumolesi
Area  87.2 km²
Region  Lazio
Postal code  02011
Accumoli
Frazioni  Cassino, Cesaventre, Colleposta, Collespada, Fonte del Campo, Grisciano, Illica, Libertino, Macchia, Macchiola, Mole, Poggio Casoli, Poggio d'Api, Roccasalli, San Giovanni, San Giovanni Vecchio, Terracino, Tino, Villanova
Weather  7°C, Wind W at 23 km/h, 75% Humidity

Accumoli is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Lazio, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) northeast of Rome and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Rieti. It is located in the natural park known as the "Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park".

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Map of 02011 Accumoli Province of Rieti, Italy

Located at an altitude of 855 m above sea level in the Umbria-Marche Apennines, Accumoli is an anclave within the province of Ascoli Piceno. Until 1927 it was part of the province of Aquila in Abruzzo. 

The climate is typical internal Apennines with cold, snowy winters and summers almost never too hot.

History

The town has its origins in the 12th century, when the territory in the Valle del Tronto was ruled by the Normans and later the Kingdom of Naples.

On 24 August 2016, numerous buildings were destroyed and damaged by the Central Italy earthquake.

Main sights

  • Civic Tower (12th century)
  • Palazzo del Podestà, now the town hall
  • Palazzo del Guasto (15th century).
  • Palazzo Marini, in Mannerist style. is characterized by a portal framed by ashlar diamond and columns with Ionic capitals in twisted elephant legs. 
  • Palazzo Cappello (17th century), located near the medieval fortress
  • Monument to Salvatore (1927)
  • References

    Accumoli Wikipedia


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