Castel


Castel

Castel is a place name meaning "castle".

Italy

Castel, a short form of castello ("castle"), is an exceedingly common component in Italian place names. There are many "comuni" bearing the prefix:

*Castel Baronia, in the province of Avellino
*Castel Boglione, in the province of Asti
*Castel Bolognese, in the province of Ravenna
*Castel Campagnano, in the province of Caserta
*Castel Castagna, in the province of Teramo
*Castel Colonna, in the province of Ancona
*Castel Condino, in the province of Trento
*Castel d'Aiano, in the province of Bologna
*Castel d'Ario, in the province of Mantova
*Castel d'Azzano, in the province of Verona
*Castel del Giudice, in the province of Isernia
*Castel del Monte, in the province of L’Aquila
*Castel del Piano, in the province of Grosseto
*Castel del Rio, in the province of Bologna
*Castel di Casio, in the province of Bologna
*Castel di Ieri, in the province of L’Aquila
*Castel di Judica, in the province of Catania
*Castel di Lama, in the province of Ascoli Piceno
*Castel di Lucio, in the province of Messina
*Castel di Sangro, in the province of L’Aquila
*Castel di Sasso, in the province of Caserta
*Castel di Tora, in the province of Rieti
*Castel Focognano, in the province of Arezzo
*Castel Frentano, in the province of Chieti
*Castel Gabbiano, in the province of Cremona
*Castel Gandolfo, in the province of Roma
*Castel Giorgio, in the province of Terni
*Castel Goffredo, in the province of Mantova
*Castel Guelfo di Bologna, in the province of Bologna
*Castel Madama, in the province of Roma
*Castel Maggiore, in the province of Bologna
*Castel Mella, in the province of Brescia
*Castel Morrone, in the province of Caserta
*Castel Ritaldi, in the province of Perugia
*Castel Rocchero, in the province of Asti
*Castel Rozzone, in the province of Bergamo
*Castel San Giorgio, in the province of Salerno
*Castel San Giovanni, in the province of Piacenza
*Castel San Lorenzo, in the province of Salerno
*Castel San Niccolò, in the province of Arezzo
*Castel San Pietro Romano, in the province of Roma
*Castel San Pietro Terme, in the province of Bologna
*Castel San Vincenzo, in the province of Isernia
*Castel Sant'Angelo, in the province of Rieti
*Castel Sant'Elia, in the province of Viterbo
*Castel Viscardo, in the province of Terni
*Castel Vittorio, in the province of Imperia
*Castel Volturno, in the province of Caserta

...and there are further hundreds of places with similar names that are not "comuni".

pain

*Castel de Cabra, a town in the province of Teruel, Aragón.

Guernsey

*Castel is one of the parishes of Guernsey.


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  • Castel — ist der Name folgender Orte in Italien: Castel Baronia, in der Provinz Avellino (Kampanien) Castel Boglione, in der Provinz Asti (Piemont) Castel Bolognese, in der Provinz Ravenna (Emilia Romagna) Castel Campagnano, in der Provinz Caserta… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • castel — [ kastɛl ] n. m. • déb. XVIIIe; mot provenç.→ 1. château ♦ Petit château. ⇒ gentilhommière. ● castel nom masculin (provençal castel, château, du latin castellum) Littéraire. Petit château, maison ressemblant à un château. ⇒CASTEL, subst. masc.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • castel — CASTÉL, castele, s.n. 1. Clădire mare, medievală, prevăzută cu turnuri şi cu creneluri, înconjurată de ziduri şi de şanţuri, care servea ca locuinţă seniorilor feudali; (astăzi) casă mare care imită arhitectura medievală. ♢ expr. Castele în… …   Dicționar Român

  • Castel [1] — Castel, 1) Stammschloß der Grafen Castel bei Constanz; nachdem es lange in Ruinen gelegen hatte, wurde es im 11. Jahrh. von Ulrich von Kyburg, Bischof von Constanz, wieder aufgebaut; Bischof Ulrich II., Freiherr v. C., zerstörte es 1128, damit es …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Castel [2] — Castel, eine alte schweizerische Familie, welche aus dem Schlosse Castel (s.d. 1) stammt u. Anfangs in hohen Ehren bei den Hohenstaufen stand, zuletzt das Schenkenamt bei denselben u. nachher bei den Fürstäbten von St. Gallen bekleidete, woher… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • castel — (ant.) m. Castillo. * * * castel. m. desus. castillo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Castel [3] — Castel, 1) C. Melhor, Don Juan Rodriguez de Vasconcellos, Graf von C., portugiesischer General u. Statthalter von Brasilien unter Philipp IV. Als Johann V. den portugiesischen Thron bestieg, wurde er angeklagt, er habe Brasilien dem neuen König… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Castel — Castel, s. Kastel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Castel — Castel, Stadt, s. Kastel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Castel — Castel, Castell, vom latein. castellum, bedeutet eigentlich ein verschanztes Lager, einen befestigten Platz, und ist theils allein, theils in Zusammensetzungen der Name vieler Orte. – C., auch Kassel, die befestigte Vorstadt von Mainz …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon


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