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Serrapetrona, Province of Macerata, Marche region, Italy

In a privileged position protected by the Colleluce mountain, the commune occupies an area of valley and hills cultivated with olive trees and vineyards, producing a special quality of black grapes from which the Vernaccia di Serrapetrona is obtained, a renowned DOCG wine.

Info

Altitude: 474 m a.s.l -- Population: ca. 900 inhabitants -- Zip/postal code: 62020 -- Phone Area Code: 0733 -- Patron Saint: San Clemente celebrated on 23rd November -- "Frazioni" & Localities: Borgiano, Castel San Venanzo -- GPS Coordinates: 43°11'N, 13°11'E

History

The town rose in the early century of the Middle Ages, probably as a Languebard settlement, as suggested also by the name "serra", a Germanic word used for fortifications, then in the late Middle Ages became a free Commune.

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province of Macerata

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