Acquaformosa

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Acquaformosa
Comune
Comune di Acquaformosa
Acquaformosa is located in Italy
Acquaformosa
Acquaformosa
Location of Acquaformosa in Italy
Coordinates: 39°43′N 16°06′E / 39.717°N 16.100°E / 39.717; 16.100
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Manoccio
Area
 • Total 22 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 756 m (2,480 ft)
Population (31 December 2011)
 • Total 1,161
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym Acquaformositani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87010
Dialing code 0981
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day August 29
Website Official website

Acquaformosa (Arbërisht: Firmosa) is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of Italy. Since the Middle Ages it is home to an Arbëresh minority, which is reflected in the presence of Skanderbeg's heraldic eagle in the comune's coat of arms.