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Assisi

 

Country: Italy
Date of Agreement: 14 December 1989
Current Mayor: Claudio Ricci

Website: https://www.comune.assisi.pg.it/

 

Assisi (from the Latin: Asisium) is a town and comune of Italy in province of Perugia, in the Umbria region and on the western flank of Monte Subasio.

It was the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order in the town in 1208, and St. Clare (Chiara d'Offreducci), the founder of the Poor Clares. Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows of the 19th century was also born in Assisi.

 

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