Comune di Montese
Coat of arms
Location of Montese in Italy
44°16′10″N 10°56′45″E / 44.26944°N 10.94583°E
Bertocchi, Castelluccio di Moscheda, Iola, Maserno, Montalto, Montespecchio, Salto, San Giacomo Maggiore, San Martino, Semelano
2 (31.20 sq mi)
842 m (2,762 ft)
(2008) [1 ]
2 (110/sq mi)
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Dialing code 059
Montese is a town in the province of Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
World War II, the town was liberated by Brazilian forces on 17 April 1945, after three days of battle against German forces.
There is a neighborhood in the Brazilian city of
Fortaleza, CE, named after the Italian city. This was to pay homage to the Brazilian soldiers who had died in the battle to take Montese from the Germans during World War II.
Sources [ edit ]
^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute ( Istat)