Malvito

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For the sculptor, see Tommaso Malvito.
Malvito
Comune
Comune di Malvito
Malvito is located in Italy
Malvito
Malvito
Location of Malvito in Italy
Coordinates: 39°36′N 16°3′E / 39.600°N 16.050°E / 39.600; 16.050Coordinates: 39°36′N 16°3′E / 39.600°N 16.050°E / 39.600; 16.050
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Frazioni Pauciuri, Piana, Vaditari
Area
 • Total 37 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation 473 m (1,552 ft)
Population
 • Total 2,071
 • Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym Malvitani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87010
Dialing code 0984
Patron saint San Michele Arcangelo
Saint day 29 September

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

Its name derives from the Latin word for mallow, malvetum. Its population was severely reduced in the 50's and 60's due to mass migration to USA, Australia, Argentina and Canada.