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Norcia

Language: Italian

Description: Norcia is a town in the south east corner of Umbria. It was the birth-place of St.Benedict, who was the first monk of the Christian faith and the founder of the Benedictine order. He lived at the end of the 6th century. The town has been much damaged by earthquakes.


Pronounced: NOHR-chyah
Gender: N/A
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Norcia in Umbria

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Umbria, Norcia

See foods and dishes: beccaccia alla norcina, Caciotta Norcia, ciaĆ¹scolo, cosciotto d'agnello alla norcina, fagiano alla norcina, guancia, norcinerie, stringozzi

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