Montepaone

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Montepaone
Comune
Comune di Montepaone
The so-called "Column of Hannibal".
The so-called "Column of Hannibal".
Coat of arms of Montepaone
Coat of arms
Montepaone is located in Italy
Montepaone
Montepaone
Location of Montepaone in Italy
Coordinates: 38°43′25″N 16°29′45″E / 38.72361°N 16.49583°E / 38.72361; 16.49583
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Catanzaro (CZ)
Frazioni Frabotto Mannesì, Montepaone Lido, Paparo, Sant'Angelo, Timponello
Government
 • Mayor Massimo Rattà
Area
 • Total 16.9 km2 (6.5 sq mi)
Elevation 361 m (1,184 ft)
Population (24 February 2007)[1][2]
 • Total 4,442
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Demonym Montepaonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88060
Dialing code 0967
Patron saint S. Felix Martyr (Montepaone centro), S. John the Baptist (Montepaone Lido)
Website Official website

Montepaone is a town and comune of the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Geography[edit]

Montepaone sits on the Italian Ionian sea in the Gulf of Squillace. Soverato, Gasperina, Montauro are nearby towns.

Economy[edit]

Montepaone is highly reliant on seasonal tourism both from Italian-Americans visiting family in the region and from Northern Italians. The work force in the town is around 19% of the total population.[2]

Montepaone Centro

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Montepaone". April 27, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Montepaone". 2009. 

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