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Castelluccio is one locality of the common one of Norcia (PG). The country is found in top to a hill that is risen on omonimous plateau, one of more goes of Italy centers them and inserted in the National Park of the Sibillini Mounts. The height of 1.452 m s.l.m. of ago the inhabited center more elevated of the Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano and of all the Appennines. Of imposing forehead to it erge the shape of the Monte Vettore (2,478 m). The country is found to approximately 28 km of distance from Norcia, and you can come there through one panoramic road. According to the Istat data of 2001, it is lived from 150 residents. The presence of the man in the zone is testified sin from the roman age, with the recovery of some objects in terracotta near the Source of Canatra, in locality Uses. Moreover, in the foundations of a house century was recovered in the centuries passes to you to various going back coins roman to the period of the emperor Claudius II the Gotico (III), and long the road that leads to Pass of Lend, found also the tomb of a roman soldier. The nucleus puts into effect them laughed them to XIII the century, even if some searches stretch to backdate of the foundation. The economy of the country closely is tied to the activity of the pastorizia, than still good part constitutes one of the returns of the inhabitants. To it it goes added agriculture, with the production of typical products which the famous lenticchie of Castelluccio. The tourism is present all the year: in the winter period, the locality of Canapine Pass accommodates systems of gone back working for sciistiche activities, while in the summery period the hiking attracts a great number of gets passionate to you.

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9521 W: 132 N: 18458] (119605)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-06-21
  • Categories: Nature, Architecture
  • Exposure: f/9.0, 1/320 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-06-28 8:21
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