Orvieto is a city in . Designed to be impregnable, it was founded by the Etruscans on the top of a steep hill made of tufa, a volcanic ash stone.
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Notable Places in the Area

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is a large 14th-century Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and situated in the town of Orvieto in , central Italy. Photo: Livioandronico2013, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Pozzo di San Patrizio is a historic well in Orvieto, , central Italy. Photo: Antichitera, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Archaeological site
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Localities in the Area

is situated 4½ km west of Orvieto. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5 it.

is a comune in the in the region , located about 50 km southwest of and about 45 km northwest of . is situated 4 km south of Orvieto. Photo: LigaDue, CC BY 3.0.

is situated 2 km east of Orvieto. Photo: LigaDue, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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