Comune di Apecchio

Location of Apecchio in Italy

Coordinates: 43°34′N 12°25′E / 43.567°N 12.417°E / 43.567; 12.417Coordinates: 43°34′N 12°25′E / 43.567°N 12.417°E / 43.567; 12.417
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province / Metropolitan city Pesaro e Urbino (PU)
Frazioni Caselle Salceto, Colombara, Osteria Nuova, Pian di Molino, San Martino, Serravalle di Carda, Valdara di Serravalle
  Mayor Vittorio Nicolucci
  Total 103.0 km2 (39.8 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
  Total 2,082
  Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Apecchiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61042
Dialing code 0722
Patron saint St. Martin
Saint day 11 November
Website Official website

Apecchio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the Italian region Marche, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) west of Ancona and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Pesaro.

The economy is mostly based on small-scale handicraft, agriculture (production of tartufo and lumber) and tourism. The Biscubio flows near the town.

Main sights

Apecchio is also home to the Globe of Peace, which was until 1999 the world's largest rotating globe.


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

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