Spoleto in umbria, Italy

Spoleto is an ancient city in the Italian province of Perugia in east central Umbria on a foothill of the Apennines. It is 20 km (12 mi) S. of Trevi, 29 km (18 mi) N. of Terni, 63 km (39 miles) SE of Perugia; 212 km (131 miles) SE of Florence; and 126 km (78 miles) N of Rome. Its population according to the 2003 census was 38,000.

Located at the head of a large, broad valley, surrounded by mountains, Spoleto has long occupied a strategic geographical position. It appears to have been an important town to the original Umbri tribes, who built walls around their settlement in the 5th century BC, some of which are visible today.

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Moonb007

I spent 5 weeks in Italy through school, and loved it...Spoleto was not on the list, but I loved "Trevi" when I was there.

Agostino

Hi! I've been in Foligno for three years (Civil Protection University) and i loved Spoleto and the mountains nearby (Sibillini), Umbria is great and your photos are nice. Greetings.

Linqong

A nice place.

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