Buonvicino

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Buonvicino
Comune
Comune di Buonvicino
Buonvicino is located in Italy
Buonvicino
Buonvicino
Location of Buonvicino in Italy
Coordinates: 39°41′N 15°53′E / 39.683°N 15.883°E / 39.683; 15.883Coordinates: 39°41′N 15°53′E / 39.683°N 15.883°E / 39.683; 15.883
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Area
 • Total 55 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 2,413
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym Buonvicinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87020
Dialing code 0985
Patron saint San Ciriaco Abate
Saint day 19 September
Website Official website

Buonvicino is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Saint Ciriaco Abate was born in Buonvicino in the mid-10th century and died in Buonvicino on 19 September 1030. A large statue of the saint dominates the countryside from above the town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)