What is the longest city name in italy?
The longest place names in Italy are Pino sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore and San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore, with 30 letters, or it’s Cortaccia sulla Strada del Vino – Kurtatsch an der Weinstraße considering the official name both in Italian and German.
Pino sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore
Pino sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore translates to Pine on the shore of Lake Maggiore, in English.
Pino sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore is a town and comune in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont, Italy.
The Romans founded the village as “Tiburio”. The name comes from the Latin word “Tibur” which means “place where there are trees”, because at that time there were many trees in this area. At first, it was called Tiburio, then Tiburini, Tiburino and finally Tiburia. In 1175 it became a part of the parish of Arona and in 1284 it was granted autonomy from Arona by Count Oberto Pallavicino of Biandrate and his brother Corrado Pallavicino.
In 1399 it was sold again to Gian Galeazzo Visconti who gave it to his wife Bianca Maria Visconti d’Aragon
San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore
San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore translates to Valentine’s Day in the Abruzzo Hither, in English.
San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore is a town and comune in the province of L’Aquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. The town lies on the left bank of the Atella River, which flows westward through its territory.
The first settlements in the area date back to prehistoric times, but the town itself was founded only in 1472 by Louis XI of France as part of his effort to strengthen his political control over southern Italy. In 1504 it was assigned to Alfonso I d’Este, who fortified it and established here a court with a mint, which operated until 1555.
The town is located on a hillside near the border with the province of Pescara, to the southwest of Sulmona, from which it is divided by the river Aterno. The municipality borders Castel Frentano, Celenza sul Trigno, Civitella Roveto, Controguerra, L’Aquila, Montereale and San Demetrio ne’ Vestini.
Cortaccia sulla Strada del Vino
Cortaccia sulla Strada del Vino translates to Cortaccia on the Wine Route, in English.
The town of Cortaccia sulla Strada del Vino is in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is located in what is known as the “Valley of the Vines” (Valley of Wine), which also includes towns like Scanno and Pescocostanzo.
Cortaccia has a population of about 500 people and is set on a hillside overlooking the Adriatic Sea, with views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The main economic activities are agriculture and tourism.
The town’s name derives from the Latin word Corrugatus, meaning “curved,” and refers to the way its streets follow the contours of the hillsides around it.