Monti Cimini
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Monti Cimini
Monti Cimini
Monte Fogliano.jpg
The Mount Fogliano and Lake Vico.
Highest point
Elevation1,053 m (3,455 ft) 
Monti Cimini is located in Italy
Monti Cimini
Age of rock1.35-0.94 myr
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Lava dome
Last eruptionPleistocene

The Monti Cimini, in English: Cimini Hills, are a range of densely wooded volcanic hills approximately 56 km (35 mi) north-west of Rome. They are part of the Antiapennine range, facing the Apennines main range towards the Tyrrhenian Sea. They are situated in the centre of Tuscia Viterbese, the highest point at Mount Cimino, 1,053 m (3,455 ft) above sea level. Lake Vico, a volcanic crater lake, is situated in the hills.

The vegetation is predominantly beech forestation. The area is renowned for its hot springs, renaissance villas and Etruscan ruins.

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Coordinates: 42°21?30?N 12°10?40?E / 42.3582°N 12.1777°E / 42.3582; 12.1777

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