Fossato di Vico
Fossato di Vico is an Italian municipality ( comune ) with 2835 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) in the province of Perugia in Umbria. The community is located about 30 kilometers northeast of Perugia and directly borders the province of Ancona.
As Fossaton, " attachment ", emerged soon after the battle of Busta Gallorum. Since 1386 the community is Fossato. The additional di Vico, she received 1862. From 1540 to the Risorgimento was Fossato the Papal States.
Fossato di Vico maintains partnerships with the French town of Saint -Ambroix in the department of Gard and the Hessian town of Asslar.
Through the community lead the Strada Statale 76 della Val d' Esico from here to Falconara Alta on the Adriatic coast, the Strada Statale 318 Valfabbrica di Perugia - Lidarno Coming, Coming Strada Statale 219 di Gubbio e Pian d' Asino Umbertide and the Strada Statale 3 Via Flaminia from Rome to Fano. The former ferrovia appennino Centrale joined Arezzo with Fossato as a railhead until the line was closed in 1945. Today the station of trains will be operated on the route from Rome to Ancona.