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Apecchio

Apecchio, (Pesaro e Urbino)
Apecchio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the Italian region Marche, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) west of Ancona and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Pesaro.Economy is mostly based on small-scale handicraft, agriculture (production of tartufo and lumber) and tourism.Main sightsThe Campanone ("Big Bell"), a bell tower with a watch dating to the 15th century.Palazzo Ubaldini (15th century), with a notable courtyard from 1515 with Ionic-style columns. It houses a fossil and minerals museum. Its initial design was by Francesco di Giorgio Martini.Medieval bridgeChurch of Madonna della Vita, with a 15th-century wooden crucifixJew Quarter.Apecchio is also home to the Globe of Peace, which was until 1999 the world's largest rotating globe.ReferencesExternal linksOfficial WebsiteApecchio.net Bloghttp://apecchio.gogoo.us Forum

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