Castel Giorgio

Not to be confused with Castel San Giorgio.
Castel Giorgio
Comune di Castel Giorgio

Town Hall.
Castel Giorgio

Location of Castel Giorgio in Italy

Coordinates: 42°42′N 11°59′E / 42.700°N 11.983°E / 42.700; 11.983Coordinates: 42°42′N 11°59′E / 42.700°N 11.983°E / 42.700; 11.983
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province / Metropolitan city Terni (TR)
Frazioni Casa Perazza, Contrada Poderetto
  Mayor Andrea Garbini
  Total 42.3 km2 (16.3 sq mi)
Elevation 559 m (1,834 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
  Total 2,160
  Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castelgiorgesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 05013
Dialing code 0763
Patron saint St. Pancratius
Saint day May 12
Website Official website

Castel Giorgio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Terni in the Italian region Umbria, located about 60 km southwest of Perugia and about 60 km northwest of Terni on the Alfine Highland, facing the Lake Bolsena.

The municipality of Castel Giorgio is also known as "European Capital of American Football" because there is the "Vince Lombardi stadium", the first field in Italy designed for this sport.


In the area of Castel Giorgio remains from prehistoric settlements, belonging to Villanovan civilization, were found in 1993. Also present are an Etruscan necropolis (3rd-2nd centuries BC) and remains of Roman villas and roads (Via Traiana Nova and Via Cassia)

The town was founded in 1477, as castle and residence for the bishop of Orvieto, Giorgio della Rovere. After several vicissitudes, the palace was restored by Cardinal Giacomo Sannesio in 1610-1620, turning it into a summer resort for the prelates of Orvieto.


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

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