Montagano

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Montagano
Comune
Comune di Montagano
Montagano is located in Italy
Montagano
Montagano
Location of Montagano in Italy
Coordinates: 41°39′N 14°40′E / 41.650°N 14.667°E / 41.650; 14.667Coordinates: 41°39′N 14°40′E / 41.650°N 14.667°E / 41.650; 14.667
Country Italy
Region Molise
Province Province of Campobasso (CB)
Government
 • Mayor Enrico Galuppo
Area
 • Total 26.5 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Elevation 803 m (2,635 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,207
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym Montaganesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 86023
Dialing code 0874
Patron saint Sant' Alessandro
Website Official website

Montagano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Campobasso in the Italian region Molise, located about 9 kilometres (6 mi) north of Campobasso. Montagano rises on one side of the Biferno river, where once stood an ancient Samnite town where inhabitants in the 4th century B.C. sided with Hannibal against Rome. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,207 and an area of 26.5 square kilometres (10.2 sq mi).[1]

Montagano is a beautiful and quaint, white stone village surrounded by farmland that borders the following municipalities: Limosano, Matrice, Petrella Tifernina, Ripalimosani.

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

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