Francavilla Marittima

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Francavilla Marittima
Comune
Comune di Francavilla Marittima
Francavilla Marittima is located in Italy
Francavilla Marittima
Francavilla Marittima
Location of Francavilla Marittima in Italy
Coordinates: 39°49′1″N 16°23′44″E / 39.81694°N 16.39556°E / 39.81694; 16.39556Coordinates: 39°49′1″N 16°23′44″E / 39.81694°N 16.39556°E / 39.81694; 16.39556
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Area
 • Total 32.88 km2 (12.70 sq mi)
Elevation 273 m (896 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,110
 • Density 95/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym Francavillesi/francavillari
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87072
Dialing code 0981
Patron saint San Gaetano
Saint day 7 August

Francavilla Marittima is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It is known for the Timpone della Motta, a hill which was the site of an Oenotrian and ancient Greek settlement and sanctuary.

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