Comune di Gallinaro

Gallinaro within the Province of Frosinone

Location of Gallinaro in Italy

Coordinates: 41°40′N 13°48′E / 41.667°N 13.800°E / 41.667; 13.800
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province / Metropolitan city Frosinone (FR)
  Mayor Mario Piselli
  Total 17.6 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Elevation 558 m (1,831 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
  Total 1,279
  Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gallinaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03040
Dialing code 0776
Patron saint St. Gerard
Website Official website

Gallinaro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Frosinone in the Italian Lazio region. It is about 110 kilometres (68 mi) east of Rome and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Frosinone.


Gallinaro is located in the Comino Valley and is crossed by Rio Mollo, a tributary river of Melfa. It borders the municipalities of Alvito, Atina, Picinisco, San Donato Val di Comino and Settefrati. The town is 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Sora, 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Cassino, 48 kilometres (30 mi) from Frosinone and 138 kilometres (86 mi) from Rome.


The town was first mentioned in 1023, probably founded by the counts of Sora. In 1067 it became property of the counts of Aquino. The sanctuary of St. Gerard was built in the 13th century.[2][3]

Main sights



Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gallinaro.

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 7/8/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.