Comune

Scheggia e Pascelupo

Scheggia e Pascelupo, (Perugia)
Scheggia e Pascelupo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 40 km northeast of Perugia. The municipal seat is located in the main village of Scheggia, just below Scheggia Pass on Route SS/SR 3, following the ancient Via Flaminia.HistoryThe site was a Roman colony on the Via Flaminia, with a temple of Jupiter of which no traces have been found however. In the Middle Ages it was a possession of Perugia and then of the Montefeltro, until it became part of the Papal States.Pascelupo, autonomous municipality still 1878, merged into the one Scheggia forming the actual municipality.GeographyScheggia e Pascelupo, located close to the borders with the Marche region, borders with the following municipalities: Cantiano (PU), Costacciaro (PG), Frontone (PU), Gubbio (PG), Sassoferrato (AN), and Serra Sant'Abbondio (PU).The mucipality contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) of Aiale, Belvedere, Buotano, Campitello, Casacce, Coldipeccio, La Pezza, Montebollo, Monte Fiume, Isola Fossara, Pascelupo, Perticano, Ponte Calcara and Valdorbia.DemographyMain sightsThe abbey of Sant'Emiliano in Congiuntoli is situated close to the municipality.External links Media related to Scheggia e Pascelupo at Wikimedia Commons(Italian) Scheggia e Pascelupo official website

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