Arcinazzo Romano

Arcinazzo Romano is a municipality in the province of Rome in the Italian region Latium, located about 1333 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012).


Arcinazzo Romano is located 74 km east of Rome and 11 km south of Subiaco. It is located on the plateau Altipiani di Arcinazzo in the Monti Affilani above the valley of the Aniene. It is a member of the Comunità Montana Valle Aniene. The municipality includes the western half of the resort Altipiani di Arcinazzo.

The municipality covers an altitude from 568 to 1.420 m slm

The municipality is located in the seismic zone 2 (medium endangered).

The neighboring municipalities are Affile, Jenne, Piglio (FR), Roiate, Serrone (FR), Subiaco and Trevi nel Lazio (FR).


Originally the town was named after the genes Pontia Ponza, a Roman family that originated in the place. After Italian unification in order to avoid confusion with the homonymous island, the town was changed in 1872 in Ponza d' Arcinazzo. In 1891 he was finally changed in Arcinazzo Romano. The name derives from Arcinia, a concubine Emperor Claudius, who had a villa here.



Giacomo Troy (civic list Uniti per Arcinazzo ) was elected in March 2010 for the mayor. He solved Sandro Biferi (2005 - 2010) from, who did not run.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms shows the local patron saint, St. George, who fought against the dragon.

Partner community

  • Spain Santi Ponce in Andalucia, birthplace of Emperor Trajan


  • On the road between Arcinazzo and Altipiani the sprawling villa of Emperor Trajan was excavated. During the excavations, there is a Antiquarium with finds from the villa.