Comune

Ceprano

Ceprano, (Frosinone)
Ceprano is a town and comune in the province of Frosinone, in Ciociaria traditional area, part of the Lazio region of central Italy.It is 106 kilometres (66 mi) south of Rome and about 127 kilometres (79 mi) north of Naples.HistoryCeprano was part of the Papal States, from roughly the 6th century until 1870. After Italian Unification and the Capture of Rome, the town was part of the Kingdom of Italy, a constitutional monarchy ruled from Rome by the House of Savoy. Since 1946 Ceprano has been part of the Italian Republic.On 27 January 1862 the Rome-Ceprano Railroad was opened for service.On 28 May 1944 Ceprano was taken by Canadian troops as part of the Allies' push against German occupation.Ceprano's origins are connected to the Roman colony founded in 328 BC on the left bank of the Liri River, called Fregellae. Nowadays the ruins of the city can be seen in the territory of the close-by municipality of Arce.See alsoHomo cepranensis

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