Blera is a municipality in the province of Viterbo in the Italian region Latium, located about 3341 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012).
Blera located in the Monti Sabatini between Lake Bracciano and the Vico Lake, 92 kilometers north- west of Rome.
Blera was an important city of the Etruscans. In the course of the 3rd century BC, the territory became part of the Roman Empire. The Romans built the Via Clodia, was connected to the Blera with Rome and other important places of the Empire.
772 AD Blera was destroyed by the Lombards under Desiderius, the last king. In 1247 the city was devastated by troops of Frederick II. In 1465 it came under control of the popes and in 1572 the Papal States annexed to which it belonged until 1870, when this came up in the newly created Kingdom of Italy.
Pietro Mazzarella was elected in April 2005 to the mayor.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Sabinianus († 606), Pope