Genga, Marche

Comune di Genga

San Vittore Abbey.

Location of Genga in Italy

Coordinates: 43°26′N 12°56′E / 43.433°N 12.933°E / 43.433; 12.933Coordinates: 43°26′N 12°56′E / 43.433°N 12.933°E / 43.433; 12.933
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province / Metropolitan city Ancona (AN)
Frazioni Avenale, Bivio Filipponi, Camponocecchio, Capolavilla, Casamontanara, Cerqueto, Colcello, Colleponi, Falcioni, Gattuccio, Meleto, Monticelli, Palombare, Pianello, Pierosara, Rocchetta, Rosenga, San Donnino, San Fortunato, San Vittore, Trapozzo, Trinquelli, Vallemania, Valtreara
  Mayor Raniero Nepi
  Total 72 km2 (28 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population (2008)
  Total 1,984
  Density 28/km2 (71/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gengarini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 60040
Dialing code 0732
Patron saint St. Clemens
Saint day November 23
Website Official website

Genga is a town and comune of province of Ancona in the Italian region of the Marche, on the Sentino river about 7 kilometres (4 mi) downstream and east of Sassoferrato and 12 kilometres (7 mi) north of Fabriano.

The town is best known as the ancestral home of the noble family of the della Genga, the most famous member of which was Pope Leo XII.

Main sights

The Frasassi Caves, about 5 kilometres (3 mi) south-southeast, are among the most visited natural curiosities in central Italy.

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