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Viterbo
Comune
Comune di Viterbo
Palazzo del Papi, Viterbo
Palazzo del Papi, Viterbo
Flag of Viterbo
Flag
Coat of arms of Viterbo
Coat of arms
Viterbo in the province
The comune Viterbo, in red, in its province
Country Italy
Region Lazio
Province Viterbo (VT)
Area
 • Total 406.23 km2 (156.85 sq mi)
Elevation 326 m (1,070 ft)
Highest elevation 896 m (2,940 ft)
Lowest elevation 86 m (282 ft)
Population (24 February 2017)
 • Total 67,173
 • Density 165.357/km2 (428.273/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Viterbesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01100
Dialing code 0761
Patron saint Saint Rose of Viterbo
Saint day 4 September

Viterbo is a very old city and a comune in the Lazio region of Central Italy, the capital of the province of Viterbo.

The University of Tuscia, established in 1979, is in the city of Viterbo.

Geography

The comune of Viterbo has an area of 406.23 km2 (156.85 sq mi), the largest comune of the province, and its altitude is 326 m (1,070 ft) above sea level.

The comune borders with the comuni Bagnoregio, Bomarzo, Canepina, Caprarola, Celleno, Civitella d'Agliano, Graffignano, Marta, Monte Romano, Montefiascone, Ronciglione, Soriano nel Cimino, Tuscania, Vetralla, Vitorchiano.

Frazioni

The following frazioni (hamlets) are part of the comune of Viterboː Bagnaia, Fastello, Grotte Santo Stefano, La Quercia, Montecalvello, Ponte di Cetti, Roccalvecce, San Martino al Cimino, Sant'Angelo di Roccalvecce, Tobia, Vallebona.

Population

As of 1 January  2016 (2016 -01-01), there are 67,173 persons (32,186 males and 34,987 females) living in the comune, for a population density of 165.4 inhabitants/km².

Population evolution

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Twinned and partner towns

Viterbo is twinned with:

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