Zagarolo is a town and comune in the province of Rome, in the region of Lazio of central Italy. It has 17,803 inhabitants and a total area of 28 square kilometres (11 sq mi). It lies 34 kilometres (21 mi) south-east of Rome, and it borders the municipalities of Colonna, Gallicano nel Lazio, Monte Compatri, Palestrina, Rome, San Cesareo (former frazione of Zagarolo). The historical town center of Zagarolo lies on a very narrow tuff hill, 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) long and about 100 metres (330 ft) wide, at an elevation of 310 metres (1,020 ft), surrounded by green valleys. The south continuation of the important pilgrim route Via Francigena passes through the countryside of Zagarolo. Zagarolo is an historical town whose origin is said to date back to the 5th century BC, when the ancient city of Gabii, a few kilometers from today's Zagarolo, was founded. The town center is of medieval origin and its current urban plan was developed in the 16th century. Zagarolo is the birthplace of composer Goffredo Petrassi.Wikipedia
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