Arce, Lazio

Comune di Arce

Location of Arce in Italy

Coordinates: 41°35′N 13°34′E / 41.583°N 13.567°E / 41.583; 13.567
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province / Metropolitan city Frosinone (FR)
Frazioni Campanile, Campostefano, Sant'eleuterio, Collealto, Collemezzo, Collenoci, Colleolivo, Colleone, Fontanelle, Frassi, Isoletta, Marzi, Murata, Portone, Puzzaca, Tramonti, Valle
  Mayor Roberto Simonelli
  Total 39.5 km2 (15.3 sq mi)
Elevation 247 m (810 ft)
Population (28 February 2015)[1]
  Total 5,793
  Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Arcesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03032
Dialing code 0776
Patron saint St. Eleutherius
Saint day May 29
Website Official website

Arce is a comune (municipality) in the province of Frosinone, in the region of Lazio, Italy. it is an agricultural centre located on a hill overlooking the Via Casilina, in the middle valley of the Liri.


In the Middle Ages it followed the history of Rocca d'Arce. Later it was a fief of the Della Rovere (1475) and the Boncompagni (1612). Main sights include the Baroque Parrocchiale of Santi Pietro e Paolo (late 17th century) and the church of Sant'Antonio, which has maintained a 13th-century portal.


Arce borders with the municipalities of Ceprano, Colfelice, Falvaterra, Fontana Liri, Monte San Giovanni Campano, Rocca d'Arce, San Giovanni Incarico and Strangolagalli.


Economy include the production of biodynamic wines, cereals, fruit, olives and forage. Industries include mechanics, food processing and others, all at small level.


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

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