Fagnano Castello

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Fagnano Castello
Comune
Comune di Fagnano Castello
Fagnano Castello is located in Italy
Fagnano Castello
Fagnano Castello
Location of Fagnano Castello in Italy
Coordinates: 39°34′N 16°03′E / 39.567°N 16.050°E / 39.567; 16.050Coordinates: 39°34′N 16°03′E / 39.567°N 16.050°E / 39.567; 16.050
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Area
 • Total 29 km2 (11 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2005)[1]
 • Total 4,194
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym Fagnanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87013
Dialing code 0984
Patron saint St. Sebastian
Saint day January 20

Fagnano Castello is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Fagnano Castello is located in the mountains of Calabria, about an hour north of Cosenza.

The town's big annual festival is the Sagra Della Castagne (Festival of Chestnuts), celebrating the annual chestnut harvest around the last week of October with live music, free roasted chestnuts in the village square, and homemade desserts of every kind imaginable, made out of chestnuts.


References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.