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Delightful town of about 20,000 stands on a hill overlooking the Tiber valley, its name comes from Tutere, which means "Border Town", in fact, founded in the eighth and seventh centuries BC by the Umbrians has long been a meeting place and contamination with neighboring Etruscan civilization.
In 340 B.C. became Roman changing the name in Colonia Julia Fida Tuder with effect from the first century BC, and acquired the right to mint its own coins.
During the Middle Ages was a powerful free town, as evidenced by the buildings of the splendid Piazza del Popolo, then passed under the rule of Acts, Malatesta and Francesco Sforza, before finally becoming part of the Papal States.

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