San Cosmo Albanese

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San Cosmo Albanese
Comune
Comune di San Cosmo Albanese
Coat of arms of San Cosmo Albanese
Coat of arms
San Cosmo Albanese is located in Italy
San Cosmo Albanese
San Cosmo Albanese
Location of San Cosmo Albanese in Italy
Coordinates: 39°35′N 16°25′E / 39.583°N 16.417°E / 39.583; 16.417
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Frazioni Campanaro, Matermare
Government
 • Mayor Cosimo Azzinari
Area
 • Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 407 m (1,335 ft)
Population (31 May 2010)
 • Total 645
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym Strigajot
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87060
Dialing code 0983
Patron saint Sts. Cosmas and Damina
Saint day 27 September
Website Official website

San Cosmo Albanese is a village and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

There is a majority ethnic Arbëresh in the village. The founders of the settlement were Christian Albanians who migrated to Italy after Albania's resistance against the Ottoman empire fell.

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