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MORFASSO

Description
It is located in the high Arda valley in a basing surrounded by mounts Carameto (1318 m), Lama (1328 m), Menegosa (1365 m), Santa Franca (1322 m), Croce dei Segni (1071 m).
This was a historically strategic area for Romans, Bizantines, Longobards and Franks, due to its position at the mouth of the Apennines beyond which the access to Tuscany and Liguria was very easy; but documented episodes of the past are less with respect to those of other places in Piacenza province ; as to recent history, its territory celebrates partisans heroic deeds by means of memorial stones.
Part of the municipality territory belongs to Monte Moria Provincial Park, a natural area covered by a deep wood of centuries-old oaks.
Altitude
631 mt.
Population
1.013 (2017)
Telephone
+39.0523.908187 (Comune di Morfasso)
Information Office
Last update
13 February 2019
News and information edited by the Tourist Information Office of the Municipalities of Bobbio, Borgonovo V.T., Castell'Arquato, Piacenza and Vigolzone