Martirano

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Martirano
Comune
Comune di Martirano
Martirano is located in Italy
Martirano
Martirano
Location of Martirano in Italy
Coordinates: 39°5′N 16°15′E / 39.083°N 16.250°E / 39.083; 16.250Coordinates: 39°5′N 16°15′E / 39.083°N 16.250°E / 39.083; 16.250
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Catanzaro (CZ)
Frazioni San Fili, Muraglie, Persico
Area
 • Total 14.57 km2 (5.63 sq mi)
Elevation 381 m (1,250 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 998
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym Martiranesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88040
Dialing code 0968
Patron saint San Sebastiano
Saint day 20 January

Martirano is a village and comune of the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of Italy.

History[edit]

Local historians believe that Martirano was built on the ruins of Mamertum, a city of the Roman Empire.[1]

Henry of Germany, eldest son of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II, died in Martirano in 1242.

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Martirano". Retrieved 2008-03-06.